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Uvularia sessilifolia

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Common Name: Wild Oats, Sessile-leaf Bellwort

Part to full shade, medium moisture level, humus-rich soil, acidic pH.  10-15 inches height, blooms in spring, pale yellow flowers, will self-seed.

Germination Code:  L

Native Region: Statewide, lightly in West Tennessee

To establish the plant as a solid groundcover, allow it to seed out each year until it completely fills in.  Delicate foliage goes well with Trilliums.

Wild Oats, Sessile-leaf Bellwort - Uvularia sessilifolia 2
Photo Courtesy of Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center http://www.wildflower.org/