Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1393

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in forests, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Radially symmetrical
3-merous
6 tepals
6 stamens
Flowers in a terminal panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red at maturity (variously mottled when immature)
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum   FAMILY Ruscaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum   FAMILY Liliaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-06-001:
Smilacina racemosa   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
False Solomon's Seal, Eastern Solomon's Plume