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Helleborus foetidus
Helleborus foetidus
Stinking Hellebore
Photographer: François Meignant

ID: 0000 0000 1107 0753 (2007-11-17)

Copyright © 2007 François Meignant

  • date of photo  May 17, 2006
  • location   Douaumont (Meuse) (Lorraine, France)
  • family Ranunculaceae
  • plant community   Forests.
  • notes   30-80cm high. Flowering in February-March. The word 'Hellebore' seems to come from the ancient Greek words 'Helein' (kill) and 'Bora-' (fodder). Some species of Hellebore are very toxic. The picture shows the fruits.
  • camera   Canon PowerShot Pro 1
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Stinking Hellebore, Hellébore Fétide, Stinkend Nieskruid, Stinkende Nieswurz. (photographer)
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