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Star of Bethlehem
Hyacinthaceae
Ornithogalum umbellatum


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Flower Petal # 5
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Type Categories Useful Parts

Herb

Hyacinthaceae Family

Ornithogalum Genus

Location

Utah

Physical Description
Onion-like bulbs that send up racemes of white flowers.




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General Information

  Star of Bethlehem Flower Star of Bethlehem  Flower
Star of Bethlehem  Flower
Looks like Sand lily, Star lily, Mountain lily (Leucocrinum montanum), but those have no green stripes on the leaves. Also Known As: Sleepydick, Star-of-Bethlehem, Grass Lily, Nap-at-Noon, Eleven-o'





Star of Bethlehem
Fertilized flower showing the seed pod.



Star of Bethlehem




Star of Bethlehem Leaf
Leaf



Star of Bethlehem




Star of Bethlehem
After fertilization the male parts are swallowed up by the petals. The female part in the center is swollen with seeds.

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