Taxon: Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link

 
Genus: Maianthemum
Family: Asparagaceae
  Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Nomen number: 432491
Place of publication: Enum. hort. berol. alt. 1:343. 1821
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Mar-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • little false Solomon's-seal  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • star false Solomon's-seal  (Source: F Canada) - English
  • starflower-Solomon's-seal  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • smilacine étoilée  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • stjärnrams  (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn) - Swedish

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Coahuila, - Nuevo Leon
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - Tennessee, - Virginia, - District of Columbia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Manitoba, - Saskatchewan

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • CONABIO Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad en Mexico. Sistema Integrado de Información Taxonómica (SIIT) (on-line resource). (CONABIO)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • LaFrankie, J. L., Jr. 1986. Transfer of the species of Smilacina to Maianthemum (Liliaceae) (Taxon) 35:584-589.
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)

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