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.

Flowers

Bell-shaped, dull, purplish pink, solitary, from the axils of the leaves.

Leaves

Alternate, seated on stem.

Twisted stalk.

Twisted-stalk.

Clasping-Leaved Twisted-Stalk

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.