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In the wild H. argutifolius is confined to two Mediterranean islands, Corsica and Sardinia where it is widespread. It is a plant with stout green stems reaching 90cm-1.2m in height on which all the leaves are carried; there is no basal foliage. A mature plant will spread to a diameter of about 1.2m.<br />
 
In the wild H. argutifolius is confined to two Mediterranean islands, Corsica and Sardinia where it is widespread. It is a plant with stout green stems reaching 90cm-1.2m in height on which all the leaves are carried; there is no basal foliage. A mature plant will spread to a diameter of about 1.2m.<br />

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Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Helleborus
Species: H. argutifolius
Binomial name: Helleborus argutifolius
Synonyms: Helleborus lividus subsp. corsicus, Helleborus corsicus
Common name: Corsican green hellebore, Corsican Hellebore, Corsican Rose. 

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This plant is poisonous
Visit Phil Bendle Collection:Poisonous Plants in New Zealand

In the wild H. argutifolius is confined to two Mediterranean islands, Corsica and Sardinia where it is widespread. It is a plant with stout green stems reaching 90cm-1.2m in height on which all the leaves are carried; there is no basal foliage. A mature plant will spread to a diameter of about 1.2m.
The sharply spined leathery leaves are slightly dull, mid to pale green above with relatively inconspicuous veins and the under surface is a paler colour. It has stout stems and large heads of big apple green flowers. 

For more detailed information visit:  http://www.hellebores.org/argutifolius.html

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The leaf of Helleborus argutifolius 
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