False Green Hellebore (Veratrum viride) – Identified

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Location: blackwood NJ
Posted By: richard ma


Full green leaves in early spring, but now leaves are dying. It never did bloom either.


  1. laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Without flowers it will be difficult to tell. For now, I could only speculate that there are few plants like some species of the cold hardy ground orchid ‘Calanthe’& the false green hellebore/Indian poke (Veratrum viride) with large leaves & parallel veins. But flowers are needed for a confirmed ID. For now check out images & information of these two genera. Please give us and update when these blooms. Again, I’m only speculating. Thank you and best wishes!


    May 14th, 2019 at 1:56 am
  2. laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Link to false green hellebore (Veratrum viride).


    May 14th, 2019 at 1:58 am

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