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Connecticut Plants
False Hellebore (Indian Poke)
Veratrum viride Ait.
  • Family: bunchflower (Melanthiaceae)
  • Habitat: wet woods, swamps
  • Height: 2-8 feet
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch across
  • Flower color: light green
  • Flowering time: May to July
  • Origin: native
Veratrum viride Ait.
Veratrum viride Ait.
Veratrum viride Ait.
Veratrum viride Ait.

False hellebore in early May. The leaves themselves are quite handsome.