Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link
Family: Asparagaceae
little false Solomon's-seal,  more...
[Convallaria stellata L.,  more]
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Tim Kessenich  
Etymology: Maianthemum: from Maius for "May" and anthemon for "flower"
Plants: erect, perennial, 8"-24" tall forb; stems not branched below the flowers
Leaves: alternate, 6 or more, lance-like with pointed tips, clasping, undersides finely hairy
Flowers: white, 6-parted, 1/3" wide, starry; inflorescence with a few to several flowers in a narrow, 2" long, terminal, almost stalkless cluster (raceme); blooms May-June
Fruits: green and blackish-striped berry, ripens to dark red
Habitat: full to partial sun; dry to moderate moisture; prairies, woods, sands, beaches; in sandy, loamy soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Christopher Noll  
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Merel R. Black  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Christopher Noll  
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Robert Bierman  
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Christopher Noll  
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Aaron Carlson  
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