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American Lily of the Valley - Convallaria majuscula


Family: Liliaceae - Lily family Genus Common Name: Lily of the Valley Native Status: Native
Convallaria majuscula - American Lily of the Valley. Lily of the Valley - American. Off Big Frog Trail on Chimneytop, Polk County TN.

This plant is considered poisonous, but it is reported to contain cardio glycosides, compounds that will strengthen the heart under carefully controlled dosing.

Found in:
GA, KY, NC, PA, TN, VA, WV

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Convallaria majuscula

Distribution of Convallaria majuscula in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 25 Mar 2017). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

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Site: Big Frog Trail, Polk County, TN Date: 2004-May-08Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
American Lily of the Valley. Off Big Frog Trail on Chimneytop, Polk County TN
Convallaria majuscula

Site: Big Frog Trail, Polk County, TN Date: 2004-May-08Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
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Convallaria majuscula

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