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Canada Mayflower, a.k.a. Wild Lily-of-the-valley, ovaries starting to swell, nearing the end of its flowering cycle; in the woods near Camp Allegany, Allegany State Park, NY, during the annual, spring Allegany Nature Pilgrimage; photo ref. = Mayflower,Canada_ANP_©DaveSpier_D081110iN
Trying to catch up on getting things posted here. A spring forest floor wildflower, ~10-15 cm tall.
at Hiram Hydroelectric Plant and Nature area
aka Canada May Flower
Maianthemum canadense (Canadian May-lily, Canada Mayflower, False Lily-of-the-valley, Canadian Lily-of-the-valley, Wild Lily-of-the-valley,Two-leaved Solomonseal; syn. Maianthemum canadense var. interius Fern., Maianthemum canadense var. pubescens Gates & Ehlers, Unifolium canadense (Desf.) Greene ) is a dominant understory perennial flowering plant, native to the sub-boreal conifer forests in Canada and the northern United States, from Yukon and British Columbia east to Newfoundland and south to Nebraska and Pennsylvania, and also in the Appalachian Mountains to northern Georgia. It can...