Family: Liliaceae, lily family
Genus, species: Polygonatum biflorum
Leaves are ovate with parallel veins. Base of leaf surrounds stem.
Flowers are whitish green or pale yellowish-green, tube-shaped. Flowers hand from stem, underneath leaves.
Fruit is a small berry, initially green, ripens to dark blue.
Plant spreads by underground rhizomes, forms colonies.
Polygonatum is from the Greek for "many knees," refers to knee-like shape of underground rhizomes. The species name, biflorum, is from the Latin for "two-flowered."