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  Ornithogalum umbellatum L. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Corey Raimond

Corey Raimond
Family Liliaceae
Ornithogalum umbellatum L.
nap-at-noon, star-of-Bethlehem, sleepy-dick
Ornithogalum: whimsical name ornis for "bird" and gala for "milk"
umbellatum: like umbels or umbrella-like flower heads
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Status: Introduced - rarely escaped; potentially invasive
Plant: perennial forb
Flower: white, 6-parted
Leaf:basal, grass-like with pointed tips

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