The Native Plant Nursery LLC
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Starry false solomon-seal

Smilacina stellata

(a.k.a. Maianthemum stellatum)

   Light: shade -part sun
   Moisture: mesic -wet mesic

   Height: .5 -1.5 ft.
   Flowering Time: spring

Notes: a long-lived, tuberous perennial; spreads to form a small patch; arching stems bear red berries in fall.

   Range in Michigan: SE,SW,NL,UP

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flowering in the woods; growing with Virginia Creeper and Penn Sedge

plant with ripe berries in fall

flowering closeup

striped phase of ripening fruit in early Summer