Taxon  Report   8223 
Veratrum viride  Aiton
American false hellebore,  Green false hellebore, White false hellebore
Veratrum viride
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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Veratrum viride
© 2010 Keir Morse
Veratrum viride
© 2007 Matt Below
Veratrum viride, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Veratrum viride
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Family: MELANTHIACEAE   (PLANTS: LILIACEAE)
Genus: Veratrum
Communities:
Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Veratrum eschscholtzianum
PLANTS: Veratrum eschscholtzii var. incriminatum
PLANTS: Veratrum eschscholtzii
PLANTS: Veratrum viride ssp. eschscholtzii
PLANTS: Veratrum viride var. eschscholtzii
TJM2: Veratrum viride var. eschscholzianum
More information about  Veratrum viride
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (VEVI)

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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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