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Helleborus  niger L.   
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FamilyRANUNCULACEAE
Genus species var.Helleborus  niger L. 
Territory Middle EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaGermanyItalySwitzerlandYugoslavia, (Slovenia)
thickets and woods
Description glabrous, leaves pedatisect, segments oblong-cuneate, at apex serrate, stems 1-2-flowered, bracts ovate, entire or tridentate, sepals ovate
Size20-40cm
Colorwhite, rose
Bloomwinter, spring
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 16-18°C
division after flowering and in fall
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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