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Plant Details

Polygonatum biflorum

Solomon's Seal

Scientific Name:

Polygonatum biflorum

Common Name:

Solomon's Seal

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

6

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

Apr - Jun

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

Notes:

Not to be confused with the False Solomon's Seal, Smilacina racemosa.

Budding Plant

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near a creek, Black Mountain, late April 2002
© MB Baumeister

Plant

The same plant shown from above, behind, in a bed of Yellow-root.

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near a creek, Black Mountain, late April 2002
© MB Baumeister

Blooming Plant

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Tom Harville's garden, Raleigh
© Tom Harville

Blooms Close Up

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Tom Harville

Berries

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Martha Baskin

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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