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Hairy Solomon's-seal
Polygonatum pubescens

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: Lily (Liliaceae)
• 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

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Polygonatum pubescens
The green or yellowish flowers hang down from the stalk.
Polygonatum pubescens

Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.