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Veratrum virideVeratrum viride

green false hellebore, white hellebore

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 2-5'
Flowers: May-Jul.; yellow-green
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH:
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

swamps & wet woods

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

*

Notes

leaf edges will brown if soil dries and plant is in windy area; does best in cooler temps; slugs like the foliage



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/2035.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004