Taxon  Report   10439 
Veratrum californicum  Durand
California false hellebore
Veratrum californicum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Veratrum californicum
© 2008 Robert Sivinski
Veratrum californicum
© 2009 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: MELANTHIACEAE   (PLANTS: LILIACEAE)
Genus: Veratrum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Veratrum californicum var. californicum
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Veratrum californicum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (VECA2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 21, 2014).

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