Perennial herb to 40 cm high from a stout rhizome. Leaves linear, perennial, 2-ranked. Flowers numerous, tiny, spreading, to 5 mm wide; two forms, one with projecting and one with included anthers occur on different plants; summer.Tepals white tinged lilac or pinkish. Syn. A. yedoensis Makino.
Sometimes grown in moist or sheltered situations in moderate to heavy shade.
Source: (2005). Convallariaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.