Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales
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Learn more about Stinking Hellebore from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Stinking Hellebore, Dungwort
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Habitat: Cultivated in gardens, seeding down and spreading locally near plantings, per Weakley's Flora
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Palmately compound: 7-11 leaflets
Pale green often edged with maroon
5 petaloid sepals
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