Flora of Mount Holyokeby Karen Searcy
Taxonomy
Canada Mayflower
Maianthemum canadense Dry to moist woods
Liliaceae
Flowering PeriodMay - June
(c) PW
HabitatDry to moist woods
Height3 - 6 inches
DescriptionHerbaceous perennial with a single, unbranched cluster of flowers on a short terminal stalk. Typically found in extensive colonies
LeavesThe leaves are stalk-less and heart-shaped . Flowering plants have two and occasionally three leaves, while plants with only one leaf do not produce flowers.
DistributionHerbaceous perennial with a single, unbranched cluster of flowers on a short terminal stalk. Typically found in extensive colonies