Family, Lily. Color, white, with purple or greenish dots. Flowers, fragrant, in a many-flowered umbel at the end of a scape 8 to 18 inches high. Fruit, a roundish, black berry. Leaves, 2 to 5, from the root, broad, pointed, parallel-veined, hairy around the margins and sometimes along the midrib underneath, their petioles sheathing the base of the scape; sometimes a small leaf on the scape. May and June.

Deep, cool, moist woods. New York to Georgia and Tennessee. On the mountains in Virginia.