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Angular Solomon's Seal
Scientific Name: Polygonatum odoratum (J.A. & J.H. Schultes) Morong
Synonym: Polygonatum vulgare, Polygonatum officinale, Polygonatum japonicum, Convallaria polygonatum
Family: Convallariaceae
Angular Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum  odoratum)
Polygonatum odoratum, Bilder ur Nordens Flora, courtesy of Project Runeberg
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-7,15-17
USDA: 3-8

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: Eurasia, in moist woodlands

Growth Habits: Herbaceous perennial, 40 inches tall (1 m), 8 to 14 inches spread (20-35 cm); hairless leaves, up to 4 to 6 inches long (10-15 cm)

Watering Needs: Frequent water, moist air, tolerates wet soils

Propagation: Spreads by rhizomes, division of rhizome in spring or fall , seeds

The rhizomes are edible, starchy.
'Variegatum' has creamy margin and stripes.

Blooming Habits:
Greenish white, fragrant, bell-shaped, 0.6 to 1.2 inches long (1.5-3 cm), usually borne in 2s below arching stems, in May and June. The fruits are blue-black berries ripening in the fall, up to 0.6 inch (1.5 cm) in diameter. The berries are slightly toxic.

Fruiting Habits:

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