Scientific Name: Veratrum viride
Family Name: Liliaceae
Bloom Period: Late spring to summer.
Life Span: Perennial
Height: Up to 2 m tall
Habitat: Widespread and most abundant at subalpine elevations, in wet moist forests, openings and clearings.
Leaf Description: Large (10-25 cm long), oblong to elliptic with pointed tips and clasping bases, prominently ribbed and hairy below.
Flower and Petal Description: Star-shaped, yellow-green with dark green centers, in long inflorescence of thin, drooping tassels at top of stem. Has a musky odor.
Stem Description: Single stem.
Fruit Description: Oblong or oval capsules, straw-colored to dark brown.
Medicinal Uses: **All parts of this plant are toxic to humans and livestock. **
This flower is native to the area.