Canada Mayflower or Wild Lily-of-the-Valley Mianthemum canadense
Lily Liliaceae family

Look for 2 or sometimes 3 leaves that are shiny, and deeply cleft in a heart shape.

Flowers are white, growing in a small raceme, and if you look very closely, you will notice they have 4 petals.

Berries are white with spots initially; later they turn a pale red.

Form/Habitat:Canada mayflower is a small, very common woodland plant, 2-6" high. Look for it in patches (which will be fragrant when there are many together)alongside wooded roads growing with yellow clintonia, starflower, trillium, goldthread, among others.

Blooms in May.

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