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Hellebore – Helleborus viridis

Plant : Hellebore is a native plant and occurs in woodland and shrub land, although it is often grown in domestics gardens for decoration too.  The palmate leaves have long thin lobes and the drooping flowers grow at the end of slender stems.  These stems grow up to 40 cm tall.  It is a member of the Ranunculaceae family and is poisonous.

Flower : The drooping flower has five petal-like sepals.  The petals are very small and contain the nectaries.  It flowers in March and April.

Pollen : Click here to see more about Hellebore pollen.

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