Polygonatum odoratum

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Polygonatum odoratum
Polygonatum odoratum

Solomon's Seal
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Binomial: Polygonatum odoratum

Polygonatum odoratum, commonly known as Angular Solomon's-seal or Scented Solomon's-seal, is a plant species of the genus Polygonatum. In Britain it is one of three native species of the genus, the others being Polygonatum multiflorum and Polygonatum verticillatum.

Description[edit]

Polygonatum odoratum is a colonizing herbaceous plant with alternate, simple leaves, on green stems. The flowers are white, borne in spring.

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Variegated Solomon's seal (P. odoratum 'Variegatum') is often cultivated in shade gardens.

Uses[edit]

P. odoratum is used in traditional Chinese medicine, where it is called yùzhú (玉竹).

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