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GREEN HELLEBORE Helleborus viridis (Ranunculaceae) Height to 60cm. Scentless perennial of woodland on calcareous soils. FLOWERS are green (including the margins) with pointed sepals but no petals; borne in clusters (Feb-Apr). FRUITS are dry, many-seeded and splitting. LEAVES are divided into bright green, elongate lobes; they are not evergreen. STATUS-Local and scarce, in C and S England and Wales.
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