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Uvularia sessilifoliaUvularia sessilifolia

straw lily

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-1'
Flowers: May-Jun.; yellow
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

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

Habitat

dry to moist woodland

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD VA WV DE NY PA

Wildlife

*

Notes

rhizomes may be cooked and eaten; young shoots may be substituted for asparagus

Groundcover



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1330.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004