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Veratrum hybridum

Veratrum hybridum (Walter) J.H. Zimmerman ex Zomlefer

Slender Bunchflower

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Leimanthium hybridum, Melanthium hybridum, Melanthium latifolium, melanthium racemosum, Veratrum latifolium, Zigadenus hybridus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate
Leaf Apex: Acute
Inflorescence: Raceme , Terminal
Fruit Type: Capsule

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , MD , NC , NJ , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Veratrum latifolium in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Veratrum latifolium in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Veratrum latifolium


Record Modified: 2013-07-02
Research By: SET

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