false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum racemosum)

2 stalk with green opposite leaves to top and panicle of tiny white flowers at top

false Solomon’s seal


Common name: false Solomon’s seal
Botanical name: Maianthemum racemosum

Light: part to full shade
Height: 12 – 36 inches
Water: moderate to low
Soil type: firm loam to organic soils

Perennial wildflower with white flowers in a 2-6″ panicle; blooms early summer followed by reddish berries; spreads via rhizomes to form loose patches