Clintonia umbellulata 

White Clintonia

Speckled Wood Lily Speckled bead-lily

Names and Myths

Clintonia Named by Rafinesque for DeWitt Clinton, Governor of New York, and a naturalist.1 umbellulata with umbels.

Natural history / Folklore

Strictly a woodland species, and difficult to grow unless conditions match native habitat.44


May June White with pink to purple spots, 5 to 30 1/5th inch lily-like flowers forming a sphere, basal leaves. Fruit blue, round berry-like. Rich woods. 44

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