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Solomon's seal

Polygonatum multiflorum


The Solomon's seal is a perennial flowering plant from the Asparagaceae family, spreading by rhizomes. It grows up to 1m in height, and sports an arching stem full of alternate leaves - leaves tend to point upwards, while tubular white flowers with green tips hang below.


Eurasian species, often found on edges of forests growing in shadow. Here, observed in Natural Reserve of Jura mountain range, at 900m approx; in a mixed forest, and on a shoulders of forest road on slopes.


The Solomon's seal is known as a medicinal plant, being used in treatments of gout and rheumatism.

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Spotted on May 1, 2018
Submitted on May 3, 2018

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