|Medeola virginiana||Lily Family||Liliaceae|
|June - July||common|
Description: From 8 to 36 inches tall, with 5 to 12 leaves is a whorl. Flowering plants the stem extends above the 5 to 12 leaves with 3 leaves above the flower.( note image top right below and bottom left image. Grows in groups in moist rich woods. Roots are edible tasting like cucumbers and was once thought to have medicinal value.
Location: Rich woods , Stream banks.
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