Maianthemum


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Noun1.Maianthemum - sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: false lily of the valleyMaianthemum - sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: false lily of the valley
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family - includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
Maianthemum canadense, false lily of the valley - small two-leaved herb of the northern United States and parts of Canada having racemes of small fragrant white flowers
false lily of the valley, Maianthemum bifolium - small white-flowered plant of western Europe to Japan
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ISA identified Ilex verticillata, Maianthemum canadense, Trientalis borealis, and Viola sp.
In the lower sectors of the Rhine, increasing hydromorphy and acidity of the substrates account for the fact that some species are progressively disappearing (Alnus incana, Cornus mas, Daphne mezereum, Populus nigra, Tilia platyphyllos, Euphorbia amygdaloides, and Helleborus foetidus) while others are appearing (Salix viminalis, Allium scorodoprasum, Asperula odorata, and Maianthemum bifolium).
Biosystematic studies on Maianthemum (Liliaceae-Polygonatae), II: Geography and ecological life history.