Delaware Wildflowers • Scientific names

Veratrum virginicum (L.) Aiton
(Melanthium virginicum)
Virginia Bunchflower
Melanthiaceae — Bunchflower family
Rare native
Veratrum virginicum
Veratrum virginicum
Veratrum virginicum
Veratrum virginicum
Upper flowers are staminate, lower are perfect.

Veratrum virginicum
July 2018
Veratrum virginicum
Note the three-lobed ovary and styles on the perfect flower at lower left.

Veratrum virginicum
A staminate flower.

July 2019


Pamphlets on Pollination

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