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Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus [= Streptopus roseus]

Rosy Twisted-stalk, Eastern Rose Mandarin, Eastern Twisted-stalk

Scientific Name:

Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus [= Streptopus roseus]

Genus:

Streptopus

Species Epithet:

lanceolatus

Common Name:

Rosy Twisted-stalk, Eastern Rose Mandarin, Eastern Twisted-stalk

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day, Less than 2 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

April, May, August, September

Growing Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Moist forests at high elevations, especially spruce-fir and northern hardwoods forests. Uncommon in NC Mountains.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Notes:

Poisonous berries.

Blooming Plants

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NC mountains, May/June 2006
© Chuck Yancey

Blue Ridge Parkway, 18 July 2007 © Tom Harville

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Flora of North America
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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