Connecticut Plants
Solomon's-plume (False Solomon's-seal)
Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link

The leaves of Solomon's-plume resemble those of Solomon's-seal, but the flowers are quite different.

  • Synonyms: Smilacina racemosa
  • Family: butcher's broom (Ruscaceae)
  • Habitat: woods
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 1/8 inch long, in clusters 2-4 inches long
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: May to July
  • Origin: native
Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link