OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 4 taxa in the family Colchicaceae, Meadow Saffron family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Perfoliate Bellwort

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Uvularia perfoliata   FAMILY: Colchicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Uvularia perfoliata   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Uvularia perfoliata 041-33-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in moist to fairly dry hardwood forests

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain of GA & NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Large-flowered Bellwort

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Uvularia grandiflora   FAMILY: Colchicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Uvularia grandiflora   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Uvularia grandiflora 041-33-002   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in cove forests and other moist, rich, forested sites

Common

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Bellwort, Appalachian Bellwort, Carolina Bellwort

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Uvularia puberula   FAMILY: Colchicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Uvularia puberula   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (NOMEN DUBIUM) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Uvularia pudica 041-33-003   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in dry to moist upland, acidic forests, up to at least 1500m

Common in NC-SC Mountains, uncommon elsewhere in NC-SC, rare in GA

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wild-oats, Sessile-leaf Bellwort, Straw-lily

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Uvularia sessilifolia   FAMILY: Colchicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Uvularia sessilifolia   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Uvularia sessilifolia 041-33-004   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in moist hardwood forests, on slopes and mainly in bottomlands

Common (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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