Puschkinia scilloides Adams
Common Name: STRIPED SQUILL, LEBANON SQUILL
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad P-Forb

Puschkinia scilloides A. A. Reznicek

Forests and fields; a commonly grown early spring bulb from the Caucasus and western Asia.

First collected as a wild plant by W. S. Martinus in 2019, in Allegan Co., though known as a wild plant already from Ontario.  This is a distinctive showy little ephemeral, with outfacing ± tubular flowers with whitish segments each with a broad blue zone centered on the mid-vein.

Locations

Allegan County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. October 29, 2020. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2956.