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Taxon: Veratrum viride Aiton

 
Genus: Veratrum
Section: Veratrum
Family: Melanthiaceae
Tribe: Melanthieae
Nomen number: 41142
Place of publication: Hort. kew. 3:422. 1789
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • American false hellebore  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • American white-hellebore  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • American-hellebore  (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2) - English
  • giant false helleborine  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • green false hellebore  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • green veratrum  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • Indian poke  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • itchweed  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • false hellebore  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • vérâtre verti  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • vérâtre vert  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • grüner Germer  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • grön nysrot  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Non-vertebrate poisons:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories, Yukon] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 56-57.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  9. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  12. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  13. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  16. Mulligan, G. A. & D. B. Munro. 1995. The biology of Canadian weeds. 79:272-281.
  17. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  18. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  19. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  20. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  21. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  22. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Melanthiaceae&GenusID=Veratrum&SpeciesID=viride target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Veratrum viride Aiton :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?41142. Accessed 20 October 2019.