Irish wildflowers

Garden photos

Solomons Seal
Polygonatum species

Family: Lilaceae

Flowering time: May-June. Rhizomatous perennial. Introduced.

Clusters of pendulous whitish-green flowers. Fruit is a poisonous black-blue berry. Alternate, un-toothed, pointed leaves growing from each side of stem. Hairless, arching, round stems. Height: 30-80cm.

Prefers calcareous soils in damp, deciduous woodland. Occasional garden escape. Introduced.

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