Hairy Solomon's Seal
Polygonatum pubescens

Hairy Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum pubescens) Other scientific names: Convallaria pubescens

French names: Sceau-de-Salomon pubescent

Family: Asparagus Family (Asparagaceae), (Lily Family (Liliaceae), Lily-of-the-Valley Family (Convallariaceae))

Group: Solomon Seals

Similar species:
  •   Smooth Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum biflorum) - Leaves are smooth underneath; flowers 1-4 in each cluster.

Flowers: Spring, Summer;  White, Green/Brown;  6 parts (petals);  Growing singly or in pairs.

Leaves: Alternate, Simple, Entire

Height: 30-90 cm (11-35 in)

Habitat: Forests

Grows in Sun/Shade: Shade

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 342   

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: pubescens: pubescent: hairy, fuzzy

For more information visit: Ontario Wildflowers

Photographs: 103 photographs available.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Range map for Hairy Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum pubescens)

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