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Tried and True Native Plant Selections
for the Mid-Atlantic
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Polygonatum biflorum (Solomon’s-seal or Smooth Solomon’s Seal)
Common in moist woods throughout much of the Mid-Atlantic, this native understory plant is noted for its graceful arching stems, dainty bell-like flowers, and conspicuous leaf veins. Its common name may come either from resemblance of rhizome scars (from break-away stalks) to the ancient Hebrew seal of King Solomon or from purported “wound sealing properties.”
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Tried and True Native Plant Fact Sheets