Convallaria majalis
Family: Asparagaceae
European lily-of-the-valley,  more...
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Merel R. Black  
Etymology: Convallaria: from Lilium convallium, the popular name
Plants: perennial, 4"-8" tall forb; rhizomes forming large clones
Leaves: 2 to 3, narrow, elliptical, 2"-3" wide
Flowers: white, 6-parted, 1/3" long, bell-shaped, nodding, stalked, fragrant; inflorescence a one-sided, spike-like cluster (raceme)
Fruits: red, 1/4" berry
Habitat: partial sun, shade; old gardens, woods; in rich soil
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Invasiveness: Invasive - Eradicate!
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped; ecologically invasive
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Robert W. Freckmann  
Convallaria majalis image
Robert W. Freckmann  
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Merel R. Black  
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Christopher Noll  
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Michael Clayton  
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Merel R. Black  
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Steve C. Garske  
Convallaria majalis image
Steve C. Garske  
Convallaria majalis image
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Botanical Illustration  
Convallaria majalis image
Botanical Illustration  
Convallaria majalis image
Botanical Illustration  
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Kurt Stüber  
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