Habitat Information: This is a spring ephemeral plant. This is an adaptation of many woodland herbaceous plants whereby the plant comes up well before the forest canopy leafs out in early spring. It flowers and seeds while the open woodland canopy has a lot of bright light and moisture, and goes dormant later in the summer after seeding, dying back almost fully throughout the hot and dry summer months. (Evergreen)
Virginia Bluebells are plants that have pale oval leaves, and blue showy flowers (sometimes pinkish) that bloom in the spring. (Johnson, L., Grow Wild!, 1998)
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