Kentucky Nature Preserves Rare Plants


 
Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission





Wood's Bunchflower
Veratrum woodii
Family: Liliaceae

Protection Status:
State Status:  T
USFWS Status: {null}

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S2

P
Habitat:
Rich dry or mesic woods.

Species Description:
Perennial herb.

Phenology:
Flowering Period: Early July to late August.

Additional Information at NatureServe

Diagnostic Characteristics:
Large (7-15 dm) perennial with narrow to broadly oblanceolate leaves. Stem pubescent and unbranched. Flowers are dark maroon, 6-9 mm, in a terminal panicle and the rachis pubescent. Tepals are tapering and without glands.

Management:
Disturbance such as ATV trails, timber removal or any activity that results in increased erosion and weed invasion will be detrimental.


Global Range:
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Known Kentucky Occurrences:

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Frankfort,KY 40601
Phone: (502) 573-2886
Fax: (502) 573-2355
Email:
naturepreserves@ky.gov
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