Liliaceae Veratrum viride Ait.

American False Hellebore

Haisla - Other, Protection

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 201

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Scientific name: Veratrum viride Ait.
USDA symbol: VEVI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American False Hellebore
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Haisla
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Plants presence believed to repel ghosts, illness and evil.

RECRD: 61188 id: 42679