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Uvularia perfoliataUvularia perfoliata

perfoliate bellwort, mealy bellwort

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-2'
Flowers: Apr.-Jul.; yellow
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy

Habitat

moist woods

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

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Notes

rhizome can be cooked and eaten; young shoots maybe substituted for asparagus



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/2033.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004