Taxon  Report   8221    
Veratrum fimbriatum  A. Gray
Fringed cornlily,  Fringed false hellebore
Veratrum fimbriatum
© 2018 Leah Gardner
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Veratrum fimbriatum
© 2010 Ray Collett
Veratrum fimbriatum
© 2014 Aaron Arthur
Veratrum fimbriatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Veratrum fimbriatum
© 2017 Eddie Risse
Genus: Veratrum
Communities: North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MINOR

Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Veratrum fimbriatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).