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|Family: Melanthiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Veratrum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Veratrum insolitum Jeps.
Leaf: elliptic; lower 10--23 cm, hairy below and on sheaths. Inflorescence: generally 20--50 cm, +- gray woolly; branches ascending; pedicels 6--15 mm. Flower: 6--9 mm; perianth parts widely ovate, white to +- yellow, hairy, outer irregularly shallowly fringed, glands 2, elliptic, +- green; stamens +- = perianth; ovary woolly. Fruit: 2--3 cm, oblong-ovoid, +- woolly. Seed: 10--15 mm, widely winged. Chromosomes: n=16.
Ecology: Openings in thickets, mixed-evergreen forest on red clay; Elevation: > 900 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR; Distribution Outside California: to Washington. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Veratrum fimbriatum
Next taxon: Veratrum viride
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2016. Veratrum insolitum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47828, accessed on October 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 28, 2016.