February 8, 2016


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What other names is Lily-of-the-valley known by?

Clochette des Bois, Constancy, Convallaria, Convallaria Herba, Convallaria majalis, Convall-Lily, Gazon de Parnasse, Jacob's Ladder, Ladder-To-Heaven, Lily, Lirio de los Valles, Lis des Vallées, Lys des Vallées, May Bells, May Lily, Muguet, Muguet de Mai, Muguet des Bois, Our Lady's Tears.

What is Lily-of-the-valley?

Lily-of-the-valley is a plant. The root, rhizome, and dried flower tips are used to make medicine.

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