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False Garlic

Nothoscordum bivalve


This bright spring flower is a perennial herb 4 to 12 inches tall. (sometimes mistaken for Star of bethlehem) has no onion / garlic odor. This was near a creek in a deciduous woodland.


Woodland - fields - limestone soils.


False garlic has bi-valve species name - but in fact has three (3) valves.

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Ohio, USA

Spotted on Apr 3, 2012
Submitted on Apr 3, 2012

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