BCP/Convallaria majalis

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Convallaria majalis

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Profile for Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:herbaceous perennial plant that forms colonies
Flowers:raceme of 5-15 flowers on the stem apex
Foliage:one or two leaves 10-25 cm long; flowers are white tepals, bell-shaped, 5-10 mm diameter
Stem:rhizomes with stolons; 15-30 cm tall, with one or two leaves
Scent:sweet
Fruit:orange-red berry 5-7 mm diameter
Life Cycle: self-sterile
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Regional data and additional images for Convallaria majalis

Regional data:
Southeastern Pennsylvania: (cultivated) May
New Hampshire: May, June
Moravia-Silesia, Czech Republic: (konvalinka vonná) (native) May

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This page is a profile for the plant species Convallaria majalis, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.