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Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link ssp. racemosum
feathery false lily of the valley

General Information
Symbol: MARAR
Group: Monocot
Family: Liliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM   


Symbol Scientific Name
SMCI Smilacina ciliata Desf.
SMRAL Smilacina racemosa (L.) Desf. var. lanceolata B. Boivin
VARA3 Vagnera racemosa (L.) Morong
CORA10 Convallaria racemosa L.
SMRAC Smilacina racemosa (L.) Desf. var. cylindrata Fernald
SMRAT Smilacina racemosa (L.) Desf. var. typica Fernald
SMRA Smilacina racemosa (L.) Desf.
SMFL Smilacina flexicaulis Wender
VAAU2 Vagnera australis Rydb.


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Liliales
Family Liliaceae – Lily family
Genus Maianthemum F.H. Wigg. – mayflower
Species Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link – feathery false lily of the valley
Subspecies Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link ssp. racemosum – feathery false lily of the valley

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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