Uvularia puberula

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyColchicaceae
Family (Traditional)Liliaceae
GenusUvularia
Species:Uvularia puberula Michx.
Common NameMountain Bellwort
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: palmate; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Number: 6; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Johnson (KY), Blount (TN), Carter (TN), Cocke (TN), Greene (TN), Johnson (TN), Sevier (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BOON, ETSU, MDKY, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2011 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
ETSU006492 Johnson Tennessee 13 Jun 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 23 Apr 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
TENN-V-0065560 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Uvularia puberula
TENN-V-0065561 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Uvularia puberula
TENN-V-0065552 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Uvularia puberula
TENN-V-0065559 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Uvularia puberula
006077 Blount Tennessee
BOON
Uvularia puberula
ETSU004963 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
ETSU025466 Johnson Tennessee 04 May 2013 Adam McCullough, Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
DOEM 0091
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
ETSU030054 Cocke Tennessee
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
ETSU033223 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
ETSU025442 Johnson Tennessee 20 Apr 2013 Adam McCullough
DOEM 0067
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
ETSU033222 Carter Tennessee 22 Apr 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
N/A Johnson Tennessee 12 May 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
N/A Greene Tennessee 12 May 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
MDKY00006458 Johnson Kentucky
MDKY
Uvularia puberula
TENN-V-0065562 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Uvularia puberula
TENN-V-0065554 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Uvularia puberula
TENN-V-0065558 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Uvularia puberula
TENN-V-0065555 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Uvularia puberula
ETSU033221 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
ETSU030057 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
ETSU030721 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
ETSU004955 Unicoi Tennessee 30 Apr 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
ETSU025568 Johnson Tennessee 07 Aug 2013
DOEM 0197
ETSU
Uvularia puberula
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Plant Photos

Uvularia puberula - Dwayne Estes
Uvularia puberula - Dwayne Estes
Uvularia puberula - Dwayne Estes
Uvularia puberula - Dwayne Estes
Uvularia puberula - Dwayne Estes
Uvularia puberula - Dwayne Estes
Uvularia puberula - Dwayne Estes
Uvularia puberula - Dwayne Estes
Uvularia puberula - Milo Pyne
Uvularia puberula - Milo Pyne