Lily of the valley


Common name: Lily of the valley

Scientific name: Convallaria majalis

Hazard associated: All parts of the plant are poisonous if ingested.

Notes: Convallaria_majalis fruit

  • Grown in gardens for its sweet scent.
  • The plant has bright red attractive fruit.
  • The plants contain dangerous glycosides and saponin.
  • The plant has been used in traditional medicine.

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“Convallaria majalis 0003” by H. Zell – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons –