Maianthemum stellatum
(False Solomon's Seal)
Family: Convallariaceae (Mayflower)
  
Maianthemum stellatum grows in forests in the mountains. White flowers with 6 narrow tepals are in a loose raceme at the top of the stem. Plants are 12 to 28 inches tall.

Compare to Maianthemum amplexicaule . M. amplexicaule has more numerous flowers in a denser inflorescence. M. amplexicaule also has broader leaves. The two species are sometimes found growing together.


Vegetation zone:  Montane, Subalpine
Time of bloom:  April - July
Origin:  Native
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers