Helleborus foetidus L. (Stinking hellebore)

Stinking hellebore


Helleborus foetidus

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Helleborus foetidus L. – (Stinking hellebore)

Perennial fetid plant of the Buttercup family -Ranunculaceae- up to 80 cm. Erect stems, with a basal rossette of palmately divided leaves, with till 11 lanceolate segments. Hanging, bell-shaped flowers, yellowish green, till 3 cm wide, with a purple margin. Calcareous mountains, by the woods and rocky places.

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Vicente Martínez Centelles
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