NYC Wildflower Week: Solomon’s Seal

Polygonatum biflorumPolygonatum biflorum, Smooth Solomon’s Seal, really demands an explanation of its common name. Two theories: the circular seal shapes on the rhizome, or the wound sealing properties of the plant. Either way, enjoy them in bloom now at Brooklyn Bridge Park, especially at the base of the bouncy bridge. Note the pollinators trying to crawl up the hanging flowers.NYCWFW.

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