Taxon  Report   10717    
Veratrum viride  Aiton  var. eschscholzianum  (Roem. & Schult.) Breitung  
(no longer an active name)
Green false hellebore
Veratrum viride var. eschscholzianum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Veratrum
Parent: Veratrum viride
Toxicity: MINOR

Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
JEF other name:
Veratrum viride

NOTE: Veratrum viride var. eschscholzianum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Veratrum viride var. eschscholzianum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Sep 22, 2019).