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Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link
FEATHERY FALSE LILY OF THE VALLEY
False spikenard; Large false solomons-seal; Solomons-plume; Smilacina racemosa

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link subsp. racemosum ( Smilacina racemosa ) Solomon's Plume
Ruscaceae — Ruscus family
Native
Maianthemum racemosum subsp. racemosum
Bellevue State Park
May 2001 Maianthemum racemosum subsp. racemosum
Creek Road (Red Clay)
September 2009 Maianthemum racemosum subsp. racemosum Maianthemum racemosum subsp. racemosum
Middle Run Valley Natural Area
May 2012

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Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link
feathery false lily of the valley

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General Information
Symbol: MARA7
Group: Monocot
Family: Liliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : AK   N
CAN   N
L48   N
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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Liliales
Family Liliaceae – Lily family
Genus Maianthemum F.H. Wigg. – mayflower
Species Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link – feathery false lily of the valley

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Maianthemum racemosum . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Maianthemum racemosum</i>
(L.) Link ssp. <i>
amplexicaule</i>
(Nutt.) LaFrankie
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
feathery false lily of the valley Distribution of <i>
Maianthemum racemosum</i>
(L.) Link ssp. <i>
racemosum </i>
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
feathery false lily of the valley

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3. Maianthemum racemosum (Linnaeus) Link, Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 1: 343. 1821.

Large false Solomon's-seal, false spikenard, Solomon's-plume

Convallaria racemosa Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 315. 1753; Smilacina racemosa (Linnaeus) Desfontaines; Unifolium racemosum (Linnaeus) Britton

Plants terrestrial, to 12.5 cm. Rhizomes sympodial, cylindrical, units 30—40 cm × 8—14 mm, sometimes multiplied, roots scattered. Stems erect or arching, 7.5—12.5 dm × 7—9 mm. Leaves 7—12, sessile and clasping, or petiolate; blade elliptic to ovate, 9—17 × 5—8 cm; base rounded or tapered; apex acute or caudate. Inflorescences paniculate, 70—250-flowered, branches well developed, pyramidal. Flowers 3-merous; tepals inconspicuous, 0.5—1 × 0.5 mm; filaments 1 × 0.5 mm; anthers 0.5—1 mm; ovary globose, 1 mm wide; style 0.1—0.3 mm; stigma obscure; pedicel 0.5—1 × 0.5 mm. Berries green with copper spots when young, maturing to deep translucent red, globose or 3-lobed, 4—6 mm wide. Seeds 1—4, globose, 2.5—4 mm. 2n = 36, 72, 144.

Subspecies 2 (2 in the flora): North America, n Mexico.

Maianthemum racemosum is sometimes cultivated. It was described as apomictic (A. L. Gorham 1953) but is much in need of cytogeographic and reproductive biological studies.

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Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
ID: 0000 0000 0506 2402 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
ID: 0000 0000 0506 2404 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
ID: 0000 0000 0506 2407 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
ID: 0000 0000 0506 2409 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
ID: 0000 0000 0506 2410 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
ID: 0000 0000 0107 1068 [detail]
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
ID: 0000 0000 0510 2751 [detail]
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
ID: 0000 0000 0510 2752 [detail]
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Eastern False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 1111 1234 4995 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Eastern False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 1111 1234 4996 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Eastern False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 1111 1234 4997 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Eastern False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 1111 1234 4998 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Eastern False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 1111 1234 4999 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
Eastern False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 1111 1234 5000 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

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Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 6249 3022 3538 0074 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Branched Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 0000 0601 0143 [detail]
© 2001 Jeff Abbas

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 6249 3022 3538 0077 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 8076 3101 0669 0025 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Fat Solomon
ID: 0000 0000 1101 0167 [detail]
© 1977 Lee Dittmann

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 0000 1203 0183 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 6249 3022 3538 0078 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 6249 3022 3538 0081 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 6249 3022 3538 0076 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 6249 3022 3538 0073 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 8120 3181 4016 0124 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 8120 3181 4904 0062 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 8120 3181 4904 0061 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 8120 3181 4908 0026 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Large False Solomon's Seal
ID: 8120 3181 4565 0086 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 8253 3202 4148 0031 [detail]
Beatrice F. Howitt
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
ID: 0000 0000 0704 0132 [detail]
© 2004 George W. Hartwell

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 6249 3022 3538 0072 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 6249 3022 3538 0080 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Branched Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 0000 0601 0134 [detail]
© 2001 Jeff Abbas

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 8120 3181 4904 0063 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 6249 3022 3538 0075 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 6249 3022 3538 0079 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 8076 3101 4742 0002 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

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Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Feathery False Lily of The Valley
ID: 8253 3202 4143 0062 [detail]
Albert P. Bekker
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Western False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 0000 0309 0892 [detail]
© 2009 Keir Morse

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Western False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 0000 0309 0893 [detail]
© 2009 Keir Morse

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Western False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 0000 0309 0894 [detail]
© 2009 Keir Morse

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Western False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 1111 2222 4109 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Western False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 1111 2222 4110 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Western False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 1111 2222 4111 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Western False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 1111 2222 4112 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Western False Solomon's Seal
ID: 0000 1111 2222 4113 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

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