One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A plant of the lily family with bell-shaped flowers carried on bent or twisted stalks, native to the temperate regions of Russia and North America.
- ‘The red berries of the twisted-stalk also hang very distinctly beneath the leaves at the end of the same twisted-stalk.’
- ‘The fruit of twisted-stalk is edible, raw or cooked in soups and stews.’
- ‘The main stems of the twisted-stalks, as the name implies, also have this zigzag appearance.’
- ‘The rose twisted-stalk can be distinguished by its often branched stem, leaves fringed with short, straight hairs (ciliate margins), and small pink flowers borne in the leaf axils.’
- ‘Look for rose twisted-stalk in cool, shady places under deciduous trees such as maple, basswood, birch, and aspen.’
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