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Rose Twisted-stalk (Rosybells)

Streptopus roseus
Rose Twisted-stalk (Rosybells)

Habitat

They are found in cool, wet woods.

Description

They have small, bell-like, pink-purple flowers. Each flower comes off a long stem. They hang at the base of each leaf, on a long, angular stem. Pointed, ovate leaves wrap around stem at their base. They bloom April through July. Also called, rosybells or rose mandarin.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

Flower Type: Tiny nodding flowers with 6 curved back petals fused into bells growing in hanging clusters at leaf axils at the top of the plant
Flower Color: Pinkish-purple
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Plant Type: Wildflower (Tall - 2-6 feet)
Leaf Type: Wider lance-shape, entire (smooth edge) and attached directly to then stem without a stalk

Rose Twisted-stalk (Rosybells)

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