Little bell-shaped flowers

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Date Photo Taken: 09/26/2020
Location: Deep Dene Park, Atlanta GA
Posted By: Stephanie Brundage


Found this little plant growing all by itself on a heavily wooded slope under a beech tree.


  1. laura735 Master Identifier says:

    I think the ‘bell shape’ is calyx? Maybe a species in the Cosllinsonia genus? If this is of the genus, leaves and flowers should have a lemony fragrant. Sorry, I can’t tell which species this is. Check out two species the C. serontina & C. canadensis from these included links below. Best wishes!
    Link for Collinsonia canadensis (Richweed).

    October 9th, 2020 at 10:10 pm
  2. laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Blueridge horsebalm/Stone Root (Collinsonia serontina).

    October 9th, 2020 at 10:12 pm
  3. laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Oops, it should be: Collinsonia serotina not ‘serontina’. So sorry!

    October 9th, 2020 at 10:14 pm
  4. Stephanie Brundage Unregistered says:

    Thanks so much – I agree with serotonin – it did have a spicy odor I did not identify but definitely not lemon.

    October 10th, 2020 at 5:38 pm
  5. laura735 Master Identifier says:

    You’re welcome Stepphanie! Appreciate the confirmed ID and its aromatic character.!

    October 11th, 2020 at 2:29 am

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