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

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Maianthemum racemosum
© 2018 Tina Curiel
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
ICPN: Smilacina racemosa
More information about  Maianthemum racemosum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (MARA7)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 16, 2018).

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