Another fine plant drawing from Aric Olnes:


From Wikipedia:

Ornithogalum umbellatum (Star-of-Bethlehem, grass lily, nap-at-noon, eleven-o’clock lady), is a perennial bulbous flowering plant, native throughout most of southern and central Europe, north-western Africa and south-western Asia. In North America, it has escaped its cultivation as a garden ornamental and can be found in many areas.

One of the many bulbs that became naturalized in my Columbus OH garden. A mostly spring bloomer.



A charming plant, even if it does spread.

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