Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


905

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in moist forests, esp at high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 tepals

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Berry

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Maianthemum canadense   FAMILY Ruscaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Maianthemum canadense   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-07-001:
Maianthemum canadense   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Unifolium canadense

 

COMMON NAME:
Canada Mayflower, False Lily-of-the-valley, Wild Lily-of-the-valley