143167 COMMON SOLOMON’S-SEAL Polygonatum multiflorum (Liliaceae) Height to 60cm. Creeping perennial with rounded, arching stems. Grows in dry woodland, often on calcareous soils. FLOWERS are bell-shaped, waisted in the middle, and white; in clusters of 1-3, arising from leaf axils (May-Jun). FRUITS are bluish black berries. LEAVES are ovate and alternate. STATUS-Locally common in S England only; scarce or absent elsewhere.