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Sighting: Maianthemum canadense at 42.299, -72.581

by Bio426student33 on October 12 2014

Location notes: Notch Visitor Center - Trolly Line - Terrestrial (upland, non-aquatic habitat) - Woody plant (tree, shrub, sub-shrub, and liana) - Canada Mayflower

Comments: Alternate: there is one leaf per node along the stem Leaf blade is cordate (heart-shaped with backward-facing rounded lobes), or sagittate (arrow-shaped with backward-facing pointed lobes) Leaf blade length: 45–90 mm Flower petal color: white Flower petal length: 1.5–2 mm Inflorescence is a raceme (a long unbranched stem with stalked flowers growing along it)