Maianthemum racemosum var. amplexicaule resembles Solomon's seal except the flowers are terminal and foamy followed by beautiful berries.
Maianthemum racemosum subsp. amplexicaule is a spectacular western North American native perennial with erect to somewhat arching stems with alternate, clasping, elliptic to ovate leaves and terminal inflorescences of foamy, pure white flowers followed by greenish yellow berries with reddish spots slowly filling in until the berries are all bright red. Resembles a Solomon's seal in habit with the difference being in the flowers. Formerly known as Smilacina racemosa.
Common Name: False Solomon's Seal
Zone Hardiness: 3-8
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: Yes
Native Habitat: Deciduous woodlands and along shaded roadsides and forest edges.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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