Taxon  Report   10096 
Maianthemum racemosum  (L.) Link
Feathery false lily of the valley
Maianthemum racemosum
© 2010 Barry Breckling
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Maianthemum racemosum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Maianthemum racemosum
© 2006 Matt Below
Maianthemum racemosum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Maianthemum racemosum
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Genus: Maianthemum
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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TJM2: Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
TJM2: Smilacina racemosa
More information about  Maianthemum racemosum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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