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Maianthemum racemosum

Family: Asparagaceae

Common names: FALSE SOLOMONS SEAL, FALSE SPIKENARD, SOLOMONS FEATHERS, SOLOMONS PLUME, SOLOMONS ZIGZAG, TREACLEBERRY

Synonym: Smilacina racemosa

Native to: Mexico, North America

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 3 feet

Max width: 1 foot

Flower

white/off white

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Plant features: deciduous

Exposure: light shade, shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil types: loam, well drained

USDA Zones: zone 4 -30 f, zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -30 to +30 °F

Water: regular