Soil: Mesic (Medium) – Hydric (Moist)
Sun: Part Shade – Shade
Height: 4-8 inches
Blooms: May – June
Suggested Uses: Canada Mayflower, also known as False Lily of the Valley, is an understory perennial flowering plant that grows in both coniferous and deciduous forests. Makes a great woodland ground cover.
Native Range: Native to the Great Lakes, Appalachia and the Northeast U.S. Native throughout the state of Minnesota, except for the Southwest corner.
Pollinators: Small bees, flies and beetles.
Flowers: They have 4 conspicuous, white, 1.5-2 mm long tepals.
Leaves: 2″-3″ long oval, shiny leaves. (Upper leaves tend to be heart-shaped)
More information: USDA plant profile
Partial Sun, Shade, Mesic Soil, Wet Soil, Spring Blooming, Short Height