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Connecticut Plants
Hairy Solomon's-seal
Polygonatum pubescens (Willd.) Pursh

This plant is very similar to smooth Solomon's-seal, which also grows in Connecticut. The leaves of hairy Solomon's-seal are slightly hairy underneath; smooth Solomon's-seal leaves are completely hairless.

  • Family: butcher's broom (Ruscaceae)
  • Habitat: woods
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 1/2 to 3/4 inch long
  • Flower color: yellow-green
  • Flowering time: May to June
  • Origin: native
Polygonatum pubescens (Willd.) Pursh

The green or yellowish flowers hang down from the stalk.

Polygonatum pubescens (Willd.) Pursh