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Plant Details

Uvularia grandiflora

Large-flowered Bellwort

Scientific Name:

Uvularia grandiflora

Common Name:

Large-flowered Bellwort

Plant Family

Colchicaceae (Meadow Saffron Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

yellow

Size in Feet:

.6 - 2.5

Light:

part-shade, shade

Bloom Time:

April - May

Bloom Area:

Piedmont, Mountains

Habitat Description:

Cove forests and other moist, rich, forested sites. Common in NC Mountains and Piedmont.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Mostly in the mountains

Large-flowered Bellwort patch

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Paynter, May, 2011, Ashe Co

Closer look at the flower

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

NC State Extension
Flora of North America
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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