Bellwort and friends

Scott County, KY(Zone 5b)

I think these images show the same species, but those here that are more versed in these herbaceous plants can point that out as correct or not.

These are growing in limestone soils in a reasonably mature woodland.

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Lucketts, VA(Zone 7a)

Uvularia grandiflora and U. perfoliate are easiest told apart when in bloom as the perfoliate has numerous orange granules inside the flowers, while grandiflora has few to none. Otherwise, the morphology of the plants are essentially identical, with perfoliate leaves. The only difference is the underside of the leaves; grandiflora is slightly downy while the underside of perfoliate is smooth. I grow them both and have great difficulty IDing volunteers in other parts of the yard.

Scott County, KY(Zone 5b)

Thanks, greenthumb. I guess I'll have to get down with it, and look for granules and check for fuzz.

There's no respect for the differently Uvularia-ted...

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