The Voynich Botanical PlantsFolio 3v
Folio 3v, Dungwort or Bear’s foot (Helleborus foetidus) is a small, herbaceous shrub native to Western Europe. It has a thick, succulent stem; palmately compound leaves; drooping green, cup-shaped flowers; and short rhyzomes for roots. All parts of the plant are poisonous. The leaves emit a bad smell when crushed. A good photograph of the shrub can be viewed at the BelleWood Gardens Web site.