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Rose Twisted Stalk Streptopus roseus
Lily Liliaceae family


Leaves are alternate, sessile, egg-shaped (and coming to a point) with prominent veins running parallel to the mid-vein. Stems are bent or twisted in the middle.



Flowers are pink, bell-shaped with 6 recurved points, hanging down from the axils under the stem. Flowers are about 1/2" long.

Fruit is a red berry.

Form/Habitat: Rose twisted stalk grows 1-2' high in cool, moist woods. These pictures were taken near Pleasant Lake, along the road, near a stream. It's common in the mountains. Blooms in May.

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