Scientific name: Ornithogalum umbellatum L.
Life Cycle: Perennial
Poisonous: Yes, all parts, especially bulbs and flowers
Star-of-Bethlehem is a cool-season perennial of the lily family. It is native to Europe, but it escaped cultivation. The weed now grows in the eastern half of the United States and portions of the Pacific Northwest. Star-of-Bethlehem grows well in pastures, landscape beds, gardens, fields, and roadsides.
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