Taxon  Report   10439 
Veratrum californicum  Durand
California false hellebore
Veratrum californicum
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Veratrum californicum
© 2006 Heath McAllister
Veratrum californicum
© 2009 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: MELANTHIACEAE   (PLANTS: LILIACEAE)
Genus: Veratrum
Subspecies and Varieties:
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]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Veratrum californicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (VECA2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 29, 2016).

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