Authentic Wisconsin.  Bethlehem lungwort - Pulmonaria saccharata


Bethlehem lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma on April 24, 2019.

Above: Bethlehem lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma. (4/24/19).


Bethlehem lungwort - Pulmonaria saccharata - 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 include: Pulmonaria, Bethlehem Sage, Jerusalem Sage, Lungwort, "Mrs. Moon."

Bethlehem lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma on April 24, 2019.

Above: Bethlehem lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma in Madison, Wisconsin on April 24, 2019.



For more information on Bethlehem lungwort, visit Wikipedia.

Or, visit the UW-Madison Wisconsin State Herbarium website page about Bethlehem lungwort.


Bethlehem lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma in Madison, Wisconsin on April 22, 2020.
Bethlehem lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma in Madison, Wisconsin on April 22, 2020.
Bethlehem lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma in Madison, Wisconsin on April 22, 2020.
Bethlehem lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma in Madison, Wisconsin on May 1, 2020.
Bethlehem lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma in Madison, Wisconsin on May 1, 2020.
Bethlehem lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma in Madison, Wisconsin on May 1, 2020.
Bethlehem lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma in Madison, Wisconsin on May 1, 2020.

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Bethlehem lungwort
Pulmonaria saccharata


Bethlehem lungwort  near Agawa Path in Nakoma on April 25, 2019.

Bethlehem lungwort  near Agawa Path in Nakoma on April 25, 2019.


Above: Bethlehem lungwort near Agawa Path in Nakoma (4/25/19)



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