Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Lenten-rose from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lenten-rose, Green Hellebore, Christmas-rose
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Habitat: Cultivated in gardens, seeding down, escaped, persistent, and sometimes spreading aggressively near plantings, per Weakley's Flora
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Palmately compound: 7-11 leaflets
Margins sharply serrate
Green or greenish
5 petaloid sepals
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