Maianthemum stellatum

Lance-shaped leaves zigzag along stem that ends in a cluster of star-shaped white flowers. Striped berries darken with age.

 

Maianthemum stellatum (c) Nonenmacher

Photo credit: Maianthemum stellatum (c) Nonenmacher

Maianthemum stellatum (c) Stan Shebs

Photo credit: Maianthemum stellatum (c) Stan Shebs

  • Maianthemum stellatum (c) Nonenmacher
  • Maianthemum stellatum (c) Stan Shebs

Plant Details

Habitat:
Oak woodland
Riparian Forests
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Prefers woodlands, open meadows and shores of sandy marshes.
Mature Height:
6"-2' tall
Shade Preference:
Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist, well-drained soil
Special Uses:
Wildlife forage, cover and food.