Leucojum aestivum (USA)

 

Images by Alka Khare, Identified by Vijayasankar Raman (Inserted by J.M.Garg)

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Requesting to please ID this plant with white bell like flowers captured in Chicago, Illinois, USA in May 2013.
Leucojum sp., most probably L. vernum (Amaryllidaceae)
Thanks ... for the lead, bang on.
Following on your lead, it looks like Leucojum aestivum since the flowers are in an umbel and the flowering was in May (information source - Wikipedia).
..., you are right, your plant looks like L. aestivum, the Summer Snowflake (flowers in umbels).
Seemingly, it is often confused with L. vernum (the Spring Snowflake, with solitary flower); check this site.
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Thank you so much ...

 
 
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