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Canada Mayflower
Maianthemum canadense

Canada Mayflower (Maianthemum canadense) Other common names: False Lily-of-the-Valley, Wild Lily-of-the-Valley

Other scientific names: Unifolium canadense

French names: Maïanthème du Canada

Family: Lily Family (Liliaceae)

Flowers: Spring;  White

Leaves: Alternate, Entire

Habitat: Forests

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 130   

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: canadense: of Canada, Canadian

Photographs: 175 photographs available, of which 6 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Canada Mayflower (Maianthemum canadense) flowers

Canada Mayflower in bloom in late May.

Canada Mayflower (Maianthemum canadense) flowers

Canada Mayflower (Maianthemum canadense) plants

Canada Mayflower (Maianthemum canadense) plants and flowers

A nice patch of Canada Mayflower plants.

Canada Mayflower (Maianthemum canadense) plants

Another patch of Canada Mayflower in a rocky crevice.

Canada Mayflower (Maianthemum canadense) fruit

Canada Mayflower fruit forming.

Range map for Canada Mayflower (Maianthemum canadense)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)