Solomon's Seal is a common plant that occurs in every county of Illinois . Habitats include moist to slightly dry deciduous woodlands, shady seeps, young flatwoods, woodland borders. Solomon's Seal occurs in both high quality and degraded woodlands.
Faunal Associations: The nectar and pollen of the flowers attract various long-tongued bees. The Ruby-Throated Hummingbird also sucks nectar from the flowers. The berries are eaten by the Greater Prairie Chicken and various birds of the woodlands.|
Genus: Polygonatum (solomon's seal)
Family: Ruscaceae (ruscaceae)
Order: Asparagales (asparagales)
Class: Liliopsida (Monocots)
Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)