Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3998

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Greece, Turkey, Caucasian Russia
Documented growing wild in - - -

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Palmately compound: 7-9 leaflets

FLOWER:
Spring
White, greenish, purplish, rose
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 petaloid sepals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Helleborus orientalis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Lenten-rose