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Vascular Plant Herbarium

Vascular Plant Database Genus Results

Category: Monocots
Family Name: Melanthiaceae


Veratrum - [maps | photos]

  • Veratrum latifolium (Desr.) Zomlefer (TN Endangered)
    NWI TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: slender bunch-flower
             • Melanthium hybridum Walt.
             • Melanthium latifolium Desr.
             • Melanthium parviflorum (Michx.) S. Wats
  • Veratrum virginicum (L.) W.T. Aiton (TN Endangered)
    NWI TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: Virginia bunch-flower
             • Melanthium virginicum L.
             • Melanthium dispersum Small
  • Veratrum viride Aiton
    NWI TN: Facultative +
    Common Name: green false hellebore
  • Veratrum woodii J.W. Robbins ex Wood (TN Endangered)
    Common Name: Wood's bunch-flower
             • Melanthium woodii (J.W. Robbins ex Wood) Bodkin

*Non-native taxon known to be naturalized in Tennessee
All names & statuses follow the Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee (2015).
Click here for a description of rare, threatened, or endangered (RTE) status & National Wetland Indicator (NWI) status.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact Dr. Jessica M. Budke or Margaret Oliver.

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