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Sessile-leaved Bellwort
Uvularia sessilifolia

Sessile-leaved Bellwort (Uvularia sessilifolia) Other common names: Wild Bellwort, Wild Oats

Other scientific names: Oakesia sessilifolia

French names: Uvulaire feuilles sessiles

Family: Colchicum Family (Colchicaceae), (Lily Family (Liliaceae), Lily-of-the-Valley Family (Convallariaceae))

Group: Bellworts

Similar species:
  •   Perfoliate Bellwort (Uvularia perfoliata) - Leaves are much larger and are pierced by the stem.

  •   Large-flowered Bellwort (Uvularia grandiflora) - The flowers are much larger and showier.


Flowers: Spring;  Yellow;  6 parts (petals)

Leaves: Simple, Entire

Habitat: Forests

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 340   

Native/Non-native: Native

Photographs: 149 photographs available, of which 4 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Sessile-leaved Bellwort (Uvularia sessilifolia)

A Sessile-leaved Bellwort plant.

Sessile-leaved Bellwort (Uvularia sessilifolia)

Sessile-leaved Bellwort (Uvularia sessilifolia)

a Sessile-leaved Bellwort plant in the open woods where it loves to grow.

Sessile-leaved Bellwort (Uvularia sessilifolia)

Beautiful and graceful, yet small flwoers.


Range map for Sessile-leaved Bellwort (Uvularia sessilifolia)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

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