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.


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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)



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