Polygonatum pubescens (Willdenow) Pursh. Downy Solomon’s-seal, Hairy Solomon’s-seal. Phen: Late Apr-Jun; Aug-Oct. Hab: Moist forests, especially cove forests, but also in montane oak forests. Dist: S. QC west to s. MB, south to nw. SC, WV, KY, IN, WI, and IA.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = C, F, FNA26, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, W, WV, Judd (2003), Ownbey (1944); = Polygonatum biflorum (Walter) Elliott – S, misapplied