Uvularia puberula

Michaux

Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 199. 1803

Common names: Mountain bellwort
Synonyms: Oakesia puberula (Michaux) S. Watson Oakesiella puberula (Michaux) Small Uvularia pudica Fernald
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 148.
Rhizomes short, 0.5–1 cm, bearing numerous, clustered, fleshy roots; stolons absent. Stems 1–several, 1-branched, angled and puberulent distally, especially at nodes, 1–4.5 dm, bearing 1 leaf below lowest branch. Leaf blades sessile, broadly oblong-elliptic, 4–8(–8.5) × 1.5–3.5(–4) cm, puberulent on abaxial veins, margins minutely papillose, apex acute to acuminate. Flowers 1–3 per stem; peduncles 0.5–2 cm, ebracteate; tepals greenish to pale yellow, 10–25 × 2–4 mm, smooth adaxially, apex rounded; stamens 6.5–17 mm; anthers 5–12 mm; connectives 0.6–0.8 mm; ovary sessile or subsessile, sharply triangular; style 8–14 mm; stigma lobes 4–6 mm. Capsules sharply 3-winged, broadly ellipsoid, 1.5–3.7 × 1–2 cm, not beaked. Seeds 3–3.5 mm; arils crested. 2n = 14.

Phenology: Flowering spring–early summer.
Habitat: Moist to dry, open woods
Elevation: 0–900 m

Distribution

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Ga., Md., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Pa., S.C., Tenn., Va., W.Va.

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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Facts about "Uvularia puberula"
AuthorFrederick H. Utech + and Shoichi Kawano +
AuthorityMichaux +
Common nameMountain bellwort +
DistributionGa. +, Md. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Pa. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Va. + and W.Va. +
Elevation0–900 m +
HabitatMoist to dry, open woods +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorBarbara Alongi +
PhenologyFlowering spring–early summer. +
Publication titleFl. Bor.-Amer. +
Publication year1803 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V26/V26 236.xml +
SynonymsOakesia puberula +, Oakesiella puberula + and Uvularia pudica +
Taxon familyLiliaceae +
Taxon nameUvularia puberula +
Taxon parentUvularia +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 26 +