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rhizome
A usually horizontal stem (sometimes underground)
that grows new roots and shoots along its length
see also Bulbs, Corms and Tubers.
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Polygonatum

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Family Liliaceae
Name Polygonatum biflorum
Common Name Soloman's seal
Etymology
Polygonatum From Greek polys meaning many, and Greek gony meaning knee, referring to the many little joins of its rhizome.
biflorum From Greek bi meaning two, and Latin florum meaning flower, referring to the habbit of producing two rows of flowers..

  See also:  Bulbs, Corms & Tubers

This graceful plant grows a dark red arching stem with two rows of opposite leaves. The white tubular flowers hang down singly or in pairs. A perfect groundcover for a semi-shaded woodland area.


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