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Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosumMaianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosumMaianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
(Smilacina racemosa )

false Solomon's seal

Photograph(s) by*: PLANTS WSJ, PLANTS JA

Characteristics

Height: 1-3.5'
Flowers: May-Jul.; white
Fruit: red; berry

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

dry to moist woods, clearings, bluffs

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes

flowers in plume-like clumps at tip of stem; herbal uses



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/301.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004