false hellebore


: any of several hellebores of the genus Veratrum
especially : one (V. viride) of the eastern United States with dense spikelike flower clusters and a rootstock that has been used medicinally see american hellebore

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“False hellebore.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/false%20hellebore. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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