Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Great Solomon's Seal
Polygonatum biflorum
Location: Woods
The gracefully arching stems of Great Solomonís Seal lend a strong architectural element to the prairie garden or meadow.The subtle, cream-colored flowers appear in May and June. In autumn, itís deep purple berries put on a real show.The attractive foliage turns a striking gold in fall and is reason enough to plant this long-lived denizen of prairies and open woodlands.
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Genus: Polygonatum (solomon's seal)
Family: Ruscaceae (ruscaceae)
Order: Asparagales (asparagales)
Class: Liliopsida (Monocots)
Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)