Veratrum viride

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyMelanthiaceae
Family (Traditional)Liliaceae
GenusVeratrum
SpeciesVeratrum viride Aiton
Common Namegreen false hellebore
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 5.6
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Greene (TN), Marion (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1983 - 2011

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 18 Apr 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Veratrum viride
TENN-V-0065306 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum viride
TENN-V-0065307 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum viride
ETSU006628 Unicoi Tennessee 30 May 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Veratrum viride
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 06 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Veratrum viride
N/A Greene Tennessee 25 Jun 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Veratrum viride
UCHT005510 Marion Tennessee 05 Aug 1983 Edwin Bridges
659
UCHT
Veratrum viride
UCHT005517 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Veratrum viride
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Plant Photos

Veratrum viride - Ashley B. Morris
Veratrum viride - Ashley B. Morris
Veratrum viride - Joey Shaw
Veratrum viride - Joey Shaw
Veratrum viride - Joey Shaw
Veratrum viride - Joey Shaw
Veratrum viride - Milo Pyne
Veratrum viride - Milo Pyne
Veratrum viride - Milo Pyne
Veratrum viride - Milo Pyne
Veratrum viride - Milo Pyne
Veratrum viride - Milo Pyne