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Search for: Melanthiaceae
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Amianthium muscitoxicumFly PoisonMelanthiaceae 01
Chamaelirium luteumBlazing Star - Unicorn Root - Devil's Bit, FairywandMelanthiaceaeC. carolinianum. Helonias dioica. H. lutea. Veratrum luteum.03
Chionographis japonica MelanthiaceaeC. lutea. Melanthium luteum.10
Melanthium virginicumBunchflowerMelanthiaceae 01
Veratrum albumWhite Hellebore, White false helleboreMelanthiaceae 02
Veratrum californicumCalifornia False HelleboreMelanthiaceae 02
Veratrum maackii parviflorum Melanthiaceae 11
Veratrum nigrumBlack HelleboreMelanthiaceae 01
Veratrum virideIndian Poke, American HelleboreMelanthiaceae 12
Xerophyllum tenaxIndian Basket Grass, Common beargrassMelanthiaceaeX. douglasii. Helonias tenax.11
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