Maianthemum canadense


Common Name: Canada mayflower
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): part sun to deep shade
Light Requirements: Part Sun, Shade
Height:2 to 4 inches
Width:12 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:wet to dry, acidic
Soil Moisture:Dry, Mesic, Wet
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:3 to 8
Flower Colour:white in small raceme
Bloom Time:spring
Comments:Good small ground cover plant in acidic woodland soil.
Germination:Seed is hydrophyllic, intolerant of dry storage.
Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed will not germinate in presence of chemical inhibitors.
Germination Notes:
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Picture Copyright: William S. Justice @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database