Taxon  Report   8220 
Veratrum californicum  Durand  var. californicum 
California corn lily,  California false hellbore, Western false hellebore
Veratrum californicum var. 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 var. californicum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Veratrum californicum var. californicum
© 2009 Keir Morse
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
Parent Record Veratrum californicum.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Veratrum speciosum
TJM2: Veratrum californicum var. caudatum
 Information about  Veratrum californicum var. californicum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (VECAC2)

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

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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: Nov 28, 2014).

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