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American False Hellebore - Veratrum viride


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Stems 1–2 m. Leaves 12–35 cm long, reduced upward. Inflorescence with numerous flowers in spreading to drooping branches at anthesis. Flowers greenish; tepals oblanceolate, 5–9 mm long, tomentose on the outside, short-fringed at the base. Capsule glabrous,1–2 cm long(Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to CA, ID, MT and NL to GA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 53

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Habitat
Moist forest openings, meadows, avalanche slopes; montane, subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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American False Hellebore — Veratrum viride.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from