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CommentsIn addition to its cultivation in gardens, Lily-of-the-Valley has economic significance in the perfume and pharmaceutical industries. For the latter, it has been used as a source of heart medication. This species is listed in the Weedy Wildflower section because it is introduced, rather than native, and sometimes persists in natural habitats, particularly when there is some history of disturbance. Identification of this species is easy during the blooming period because of its distinctive racemes of flowers.