Monthly Archives: December 2009

False Solomon Seal Classification Updated to Maianthemum racemosum

False Solomon’s Seal, which has the “official” national common name of Feather False Solomon Seal, was listed in my old wildflower guide, the one I used when I first photographed and identified this plant five years ago, as Smilacina racemosa.   I’ve subsequently discovered that classification has changed.

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“Tuning” Updates to

My raised awareness of issues around native vs introduced plants resulting from my time on Twitter, as well as a decision to standardize my “group name” using the common name applied to the plant genus has led me to make a few recent minor changes to the USWildflowers website.  Hopefully these changes will be helpful to folks using the site.  Read on for details… Continue reading