Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Lily of the Valley Family)

The Convallariaceae is one of the families that until recently belonged with the Liliaceae. The Convallariaceae are herbs that arise from rhizomes. The leaves are parallel veined and the perianth parts are in threes. There are 6 stamens and the fruit is a berry.

Maianthemum stellatum (Starry False Solomon's Seal)
Maianthemum racemosum (False Solomon's Seal)
Polygonatum biflorum (Coppermine Solomon's Seal)

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