Helleborus orientalis

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaRanunculaceaeHelleborusHelleborus orientalis

Ecology

A rhizomatous perennial which is sometimes planted and naturalised in woodland and parks, and also occurs as a relic of cultivation, and rarely as a casual on tips. Reproduction is by seed and rhizomatous growth. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

Native of Greece, Turkey and the Caucasus.

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000033349

Atlas text references

Jalas & Suominen (1989)