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Star Lily

This flower looks like a tiny white star. It has 6 thin petals that extend outward evenly. The leaves, giant in comparison, alternate in long veined oblong lance shapes that taper to a point at the ends. They extend outwards almost perpendicular to the stem. This flower likes moist areas such as riverbanks and marshes.

Wildflower Details

Scientific Name:Maianthemum stellatum
Growing Season:Spring
Soil Type:Wooded, forested areas
Other Names:

Star Solomon's Seal, False Solomon's Seal

Habitat:Montane, subalpine