Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Maianthemum F.H. Wiggers. Mayflower, Solomon's-plume.

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A genus of about 28 species, herbs, of n. Europe, e. Asia, North America, and Central America. The inclusion of the traditional Smilacina in Maianthemum remains uncertain.

Ref: Conran & Tamura In Kubitzki (1998a); Floden (2017b) In Weakley et al. (2017); Judd (2003); LaFrankie (1986); LaFrankie (2002) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002a); Meng, Wang, & Nie (2016). Show full citations.

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