Solomon’s Seal – Starry

Smilacina stellata

Family Lily (Liliaceae)
Bloom Summer
Habitat Dunes, sand ridges, moist woods, wetlands
Status Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 12-24″
Flower Flowers form a spike cluster 1-3″ long of white star-shaped flowers 1/4″ wide at the end of a single stem.
Leaf Leaves are folded and often trough-like. The lance-shaped leaves are 2-6″ long, toothless with parallel veins.
Notes Fruit consists of green and red berries with dark bands turning all black at maturity.


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