Photographer: Merel R. Black
Uvularia grandiflora Sm.
Uvularia: Latin for small conical body in the center of the human palate (little tongue), referring to the way the flower hangs from its stalk
|Plant: ||erect, perennial, 8"-20" tall forb; stems forking above the middle|
|Flower: ||yellow, 6-parted, 1"-2" long, elongated shape, twisted, nodding; blooms April-May|
|Fruit:||3-lobed capsule with 2 beaks on each lobe|
|Leaf:||oval to oblong, blade completely surrounds the stem|
|Habitat: ||dry; woods, forests; in rich soil|