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  • White Hellebore (Veratrum) - V. album is a handsome erect pyramidal perennial, 3 1/2 to 5 feet high, with large plaited leaves and yellowish-white flowers in dense spikes on the top of the stem, forming a large panicle.
  • For all exposed sawfly larvae hellebore washes are most fatal, but they must not be used over ripe or ripening fruit, as the hellebore is poisonous.
  • Quinctius Flamininus in 198 B.C. The city was famous for its black hellebore, a herb which was regarded as a cure for insanity.
  • Hellebore was likewise considered beneficial in cases of gout and epilepsy.
  • In Hellebore the petals become folded FIG.