Plant Identification Database:
Liliaceae (Lily)
Melanthiaceae [Bunch Flower]
Order: Liliales; Class: Monocotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Melanthiaceae: LV: simple, entire, o. sheath, parallel venation; FL: 6 parts, o. spotted, u. actinomorphic, 3 petals, 3 sepals, crowded raceme, 6 stamens, 1 pistil, 3-carpellate; FR: u. capsule, s. berry; ST: herb, u. bulb; EC: u. poisonous
o. sheath simple entire, o. sheath, parallel venation Parallel venation 3 parts; 6 parts, P: 3, S: 3, Identical to petals, o. spotted, u. actinomorphic White; Yellow; Orange; Red; Pink; Blue; Violet; Green; Brown crowded raceme, Terminal S: 6; P: 1, 3-carpellate u. capsule, s. berry herb R: u. bulb u. poisonous Melanthiaceae: LV: simple, entire, o. sheath, parallel venation; FL: 6 parts, o. spotted, u. actinomorphic, 3 petals, 3 sepals, crowded raceme, 6 stamens, 1 pistil, 3-carpellate; FR: u. capsule, s. berry; ST: herb, u. bulb; EC: u. poisonous
California corn lily Veratum californicum Veratrum Sessile Whole, Ovate Entire 8"-12", Parallel venation 6 parts White/Green Poisonous Forest, wetland Mammoth, CA; Wastch-Cache NF UT California corn lily Veratum californicum False hellebore
False hellebore Veratrum viride Veratrum Parallel venation Poisonous False hellebore Veratrum viride
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION