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Solomons Seal (Great)

Polygonatum canaliculatum
Solomons Seal (Great)

Habitat

They are found in the woods and along riverbanks.

Description

It has greenish flowers that are small, (1/2 inch), and hang in bunches of 2 - 10 along an arching stem. The flowers turn to dark berries in the summer. The leaves are large and ribbed and come to a point. They bloom May through June.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

Flower Type: Tiny nodding flowers growing in hanging clusters at leaf axils
Flower Color: Greenish
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Plant Type: Wildflower (Tall - 2-6 feet)
Leaf Type: Wider lance-shape, entire (smooth edge)
Stem: Unbranched, arching and stout

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