Smilacina racemosa

Smilacina = like the Genus Smilax
racemosa = flowers in a raceme

Synonym:Maianthemum racemosum
Family:Ruscaceae
Common Name:Solomon's Plume, False Soloman's Seal
Authority: (Linnaeus) Link.
Etymology:
C Value:4
Wetness:FACU
# of Species in  
Genus in Illinois:
2
Duration:Perennial
Reproduction:Monoecious
Flower Type:Perfect
Growth Habit:Forb
Leaf Arrangement:Opposite
Leaf Type:Simple
Leaf Margin:Entire
Leaf Toothing:Entire
Flower Color:White
Habitat:Upland Forests
Status (State):Not Listed
Status (Federal):Not Listed
ID Tips:Similar to the real deal Solomon's seal, but with terminal infloresence rather than cauline. 4-5 prominant viens and many secondary viens. T
Gee Whiz:"What I once thought was Smilacina is now Mainthemum"