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Polygonatum multiflorum

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Kingdom  Plantae
Clade  Monocots
Family  Asparagaceae
Scientific name  Polygonatum multiflorum
Rank  Species
Clade  Angiosperms
Order  Asparagales
Subfamily  Nolinoideae
Higher classification  Solomon's seal
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Similar  Solomon's seal, Angular Solomon's seal, Polygonatum verticillatum, Paris quadrifolia, Lamium galeobdolon

Polygonatum multiflorum

Polygonatum multiflorum, the Solomon's seal, David's harp, ladder-to-heaven or Eurasian Solomon's seal, is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to Europe and temperate Asia. In Britain it is one of three native species of the genus, the others being P. odoratum and P. verticillatum.

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It is a rhizomatous perennial growing to 90 cm (35 in) tall by 25 cm (10 in) broad, with arching stems of alternate leaves, and slightly necked, pendent tubular white flowers with green tips, hanging from the undersides of the stems. It is valued in cultivation for its ability to colonise shady areas, and is suitable for a woodland style planting.

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The specific epithet multiflorum means "many-flowered".

The hybrid Polygonatum × hybridum (P. multiflorum × P. odoratum) has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

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