Above: Lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma. (4/24/19).
Lungwort - Pulmonaria - Introduced – Escaped
Flowers are pink in color maturing to blue.
Pulmonaria: plumo for "lung," referring to use as cure for lung diseases because the spots on leaves resemble diseased lungs.
Other names depending on the plant include: Pulmonaria, Mary's tears, Our Lady's milk drop, Bethlehem Sage, Jerusalem Sage, Lungwort, "Mrs. Moon."
Above: Lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma in Madison, Wisconsin on April 24, 2019.
For more information on Bethlehem lungwort (Pulmonaria saccharata) , visit Wikipedia.
For more information on Common lungwort (Pulmonaria officinalis) , visit Wikipedia.
Or, visit the UW-Madison Wisconsin State Herbarium website page about Bethlehem lungwort - Pulmonaria saccharata.
Above: Lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma (4/25/19)
Above: Lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma (4/01/21)
Above: Bethlehem lungwort (Pulmonaria Saccharata) line drawing.
Above: 1881 botanical illustration of Common Lunwort (Pulmonaria officinalis).