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
The green or yellowish flowers hang down from the stalk.