Sessile-leaved Twisted Stalk.
Streptopus roseus. Lily Family. . May - July.
A plant 1 - 2 l/2 feet high, found in moist woods. Newfoundland to Minnesota, south to Ohio, Pennsylvania, mountains of Georgia.
Bell-shaped, dull, purplish pink, solitary, from the axils of the leaves.
Alternate, seated on stem.
S. amplexifolius. Differs from the preceding in its greenish flowers with widely spreading segments, and whitish bloom on the under side of the leaves. Leaves strongly clasping.