Authentic Wisconsin.  Bellwort - Uvularia grandiflora


Bellwort in Madison, Wisconsin on April 28, 2020.

Above: Bellwort in Madison, Wisconsin on April 28, 2020.


Large-flowered Bellwort - Uvularia grandiflora (Spring Ephemeral)

Bellwort is one of the first native woodland wildflowers to emerge in spring.

Other names: Bellwort, Merrybells.

Uvularia: Latin for small conical body in the center of the human palate (little tongue).

Bellwort in Madison, Wisconsin on April 28, 2020.

Above: Bellwort in Madison, Wisconsin on April 28, 2020.



For more information on Bellwort, visit Wikipedia.

Or, visit the UW-Madison Wisconsin Master Gardener website page on Bellwort.

Or, for information on Bellwort visit the: Wisconsin State Herbarium.


Bellwort in UW Arboretum Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on April 14, 2021.
Bellwort in UW Arboretum Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on April 14, 2021.
Bellwort in UW Arboretum Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on April 14, 2021.
Bellwort in UW Arboretum Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on April 14, 2021.
Bellwort in UW Arboretum Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on April 14, 2021.
Bellwort in UW Arboretum Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on April 14, 2021.
Bellwort in UW Arboretum Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on April 22, 2021.
Bellwort in UW Arboretum Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on April 22, 2021.
Bellwort near Agawa Path in Madison, Wisconsin on April 22, 2021.
Bellwort near Agawa Path in Madison, Wisconsin on April 14, 2021.
Bellwort near Agawa Path in Madison, Wisconsin on April 14, 2021.
Bellwort near Agawa Path in Madison, Wisconsin on April 14, 2021.
Bellwort in UW Arboretum Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on April 25, 2021.
Bellwort in UW Arboretum Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on April 25, 2021.

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Large-flowered Bellwort
Uvularia grandiflora


Bellwort in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on April 30, 2020.

Bellwort in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on April 30, 2020.

Bellwort in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on April 30, 2020.

Bellwort in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on April 30, 2020.


Above: Bellwort in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin (4/30/20)


Bellwort in Madison, Wisconsin on May 5, 2019.


Above: Bellwort in Madison, Wisconsin (5/05/19)


Bellwort in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 5, 2020.


Above: Bellwort in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin. (5/04/20)


1808 botanical illustration of Bellwort (<i>Uvularia grandiflora<i>) by Sydenham Edwards.


Above: 1808 botanical illustration of Bellwort (Uvularia grandiflora) by Sydenham Edwards.



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