Member of the Lily (Liliaceae) family. Found in rich woods April - June, growing 1 to 3 feet tall. Oval, pointed leaves alternate along a gracefully reclining stem, which is tipped with a cluster of star-like creamy-white flowers. The fruit is a berry that is at first whitish speckled with brown, later turning a ruby-red. Also known as False Solomon seal, it is distinguished between True Solomon seal by the fact that its flowers are in terminal clusters - True Solomon seal's have their flowers in the leaf axils.
Previously named Smilacena racemosa