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Wild Lily of the Valley

By Joline
Also called wild lily of the valley and Snake berry. It is often confused with the Canada Mayflower which is similar, but larger. This little plant forms large colonies on the forest floor and is a very hardy plant, withstanding drought, poor soil and most anything nature throws at it. This is one that has colonized next to the foundation of my cottage, growing in gravel.

Tags: Flowers and plants Wild flower Maianthemum dilatatum

Voters: gwynn56, AnnChown, barbarahirst and 22 more


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AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2012 11:39AM
Is it scented like lily of the valley?
Ann

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taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
12 Jun 2012 12:35PM
Reminding me of home-- This one, too, had colonized in the woods I grew up in-- I do miss these lovely plants--
Good photograph of.......
franken Plus
13 3.8k 4 Wales
12 Jun 2012 1:38PM
Very nice Joline.

Ken
tmann 11 4 2 United States
12 Jun 2012 1:42PM
nicely spotted and captured
12 Jun 2012 2:32PM
Well captured
Jim
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
12 Jun 2012 2:57PM
Great shot Joline.
Ron
mrswoolybill Plus
9 877 1430 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2012 3:13PM
Lilies of the valley have arrived unannounced in my garden this year. I guess they have come from the wild.
Moira
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2012 4:58PM
wonderful detail and colours joline brilliant tones and textures a real beauty nice one Wink
andy
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
12 Jun 2012 5:17PM
Like the bg for this pretty flower image.
Joan.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
12 Jun 2012 10:42PM
It sounds a hardy plant indeed Joline !!
Good shot.
Mick.
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
16 Jun 2012 5:15PM
Looks a fine little flower to colonise your gravel Jolene xx

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