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Connecticut Plants
Rose Twisted-stalk
Streptopus lanceolatus (Ait.) Reveal

Looking at this plant from above, it's easy to miss the flowers, which dangle beneath the stalks.

  • Synonyms: Streptopus roseus
  • Family: lily (Liliaceae)
  • Habitat: cold woods
  • Height: 2-3 feet
  • Flower size: 1/3 inches long
  • Flower color: pink
  • Flowering time: April to July
  • Origin: native
Streptopus lanceolatus (Ait.) Reveal
Streptopus lanceolatus (Ait.) Reveal
Streptopus lanceolatus (Ait.) Reveal
Streptopus lanceolatus (Ait.) Reveal

The red fruits of rose twisted-stalk hang beneath the plants.