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Uvularia grandiflora

Uvularia grandiflora Sm.

 

Large-flowered Bellwort

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassLiliidaeIncludes lilies, orchids, and many others
OrderLilialesIncludes lilies, tulips, trilliums, greenbriars, and others
FamilyColchicaceaeA group of herbaceous plants with tuberous (potato-like) roots
GenusUvulariaYou know that little “punching bag” in your throat? That’s your uvula. The name comes from the similar shape of the hanging flowers
Speciesgrandiflora“Large-flowered”

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Uvularia grandiflora description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.

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Uvularia grandiflora (Large-flowered Bellwort)

7/7/2017 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA

Uvularia grandiflora (Large-flowered Bellwort)

5/22/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 21 × 14" (52 × 34 cm)

Uvularia grandiflora (Large-flowered Bellwort)

5/22/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 14 × 9" (35 × 23 cm)

Uvularia grandiflora (Large-flowered Bellwort)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 24 × 16" (62 × 41 cm)

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