Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Convallaria majalis L. var. majalis image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Kurt Stüber

Michael Clayton

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske

Kurt Stüber
Family Liliaceae
Convallaria majalis L. var. majalis
European lily-of-the-valley, lily-of-the-valley
Convallaria: from Lilium convallium, the popular name
majalis: in May
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Status: Introduced - escaped; ecologically invasive
Plant: perennial, 4"-8" tall forb; rhizomes forming large clones
Flower: white, 6-parted, 1/3" long, bell-shaped, nodding, stalked, fragrant; inflorescence a one-sided, spike-like cluster (raceme)
Fruit:red, 1/4" berry
Leaf:2 to 3, narrow, elliptical, 2"-3" wide
Habitat: partial sun, shade; old gardens, woods; in rich soil
(Glossary)

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