Maianthemum stellatum


Common Name: starry false solomon's seal
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun to shade
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun, Shade
Height:1 to 3 feet
Width:2 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:moist
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:3 to 8
Flower Colour:white spike
Bloom Time:spring
Comments:Ornamental fruit. Fragrant. Grows in more open sites than M. racemosum.
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.
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Picture Copyright: W. Carl Taylor @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1992. Western wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. West Region, Sacramento, CA.