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Uvularia sessilifolia

Common Name(s):
Sessile-leaf bellwort, Wild oats
Categories:
Native Plants, Wildflowers
Comment:

A native wildflower.

Wildlife Value: Members of the genus Uvularia support the following specialized bee: Andrena (Derandrena) uvulariae.

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems: No serious insect or diseases problems though young plants can be damaged by slugs.

Season:
Spring
Height:
12-16 in.
Foliage:
Stalkless leaves are pale to whitish on the lower side; the bases do not surround the stem; 8-16 in. slender, smooth forking stem
Flower:
1 in. pale yellow flower with six perianth parts
Site:
Partial shade to shade; rich woods
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
bees, native, nectar, pollinator, specialized bees, wildlife

NCCES plant id: 2777

Uvularia sessilifolia Uvularia sessilifolia
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Uvularia sessilifolia Uvularia sessilifolia
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Uvularia sessilifolia Uvularia sessilifolia
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