Clintonia borealis

Clintonia borealis yellow bluebead lily

Plant grows in the wild/spontaneouslyPlant is native to PA

Several yellow bells rise on a leafless stalk above two shiny basal leaves.  The berries look like blue beads, giving this plant its common name.  This little lily blooms from May to June in cool, moist woods.

Frequent in moist woods, mostly North and at higher elevation along the Allegheny front.

Found in most of the state, except south-east.

Range is from Canada to Georgia

Wetland codes
EMP: FAC
NCNE: FAC



Flowers May to June.

S-rank:  No rank
G-rank:  G5 (Secure)

Clintonia borealis yellow bluebead lily

Plant grows in the wild/spontaneouslyPlant is native to PA
Clintonia borealis gallery
Plant Life-Form
perennial forb
Common Names
yellow bluebead lily bluebead lily yellow clintonia clinton lily