Maianthemum trifolium

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Maianthemum trifolium
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Genus: Maianthemum
Species: M. trifolium
Binomial name
Maianthemum trifolium
(L.) Sloboda

Maianthemum trifolium (syn. Smilacina trifolia, Three-leaf Solomon’s-seal, three-leaf Solomon’s-plume, threeleaf false lily of the valley, smilacine trifoliée) is a species of flowering plant that is native to Canada and the northeastern United States, from Yukon and British Columbia east to Newfoundland and south to Delaware.

It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 25 cm tall, with alternate, oblong-lanceolate leaves 5-12 cm long and 2-4 cm broad. The flowers are produced on a 5-10 cm panicle, each flower with six white tepals 2-4 mm long.

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