Maianthemum canadense


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Common Name: Canada Mayflower

Plant Type: Herbaceous

Habitat: Woodland

Light Requirements: part sun, shade

Soil Moisture: dry, mesic, wet

Soil Type: All

Height: 6 - 12 in

Bloom Time: May - June

Flower Colour: white - red berries

Germination Requirements: Seed is hydrophilic, 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.

Details/Comments: “Wild lily of the valley” Red berries ripen in July. Good small ground cover plant in acidic woodland soil.

Picture Copyright: William S Justice @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database