Need help identifing white VA May wildflower, see pic

tignor(Virginia)June 19, 2011

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Any ideas out there? We have this cluster that blooms every May in our SW Virginia garden.

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esh_ga

Looks like Star of Bethlehem, Ornithogalum umbellatum. Not native.

    Bookmark   June 19, 2011 at 6:53PM
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tignor(Virginia)

That certainly DOES look like it! Thank you! I'll have to check next year to see if the underside of the petals are green. The foliage is rather grass-like. They are very pretty but yes, not native, so odd. Don't know where they came from. :) The Internet says they are a bulb, too, so another oddity.

    Bookmark   June 20, 2011 at 8:11AM
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