Maianthemum trifolium (L.) Sloboda
Family: Asparagaceae
false mayflower,  more...
[Convallaria trifolia L.,  more]
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Corey Raimond  
Etymology: Maianthemum: from Maius for "May" and anthemon for "flower"
Plants: erect, perennial, 4"-16" tall forb; stems not branched below the flowers
Leaves: alternate, 1-4 (usually 3), hairless, almost erect, oblong to lance-like with pointed tips, stalkless,
Flowers: white, 6-parted, 1/3" wide, starry; inflorescence with 3-8 stalked flowers on a 2" long, terminal, narrow, long-stalked cluster (raceme); blooms May-June
Fruits: dark red berry
Habitat: wet; swamps, bogs
Conservation Status: Native
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Merel R. Black  
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Merel R. Black  
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Hugh H. Iltis  
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Stephen L. Solheim  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Maianthemum trifolium image
Aaron_Carlson  
Maianthemum trifolium image
Aaron Carlson  
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