This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Leopard's-bane, mountain tobacco, mountain snuff, arnica root
- Poisonous Plants
- Herbaceous perennial with few branches; basal leaves clustered, stem leaves opposite, simple; flowers in a head, all yellow
- Poison Part:
- Flowers, roots
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Dermatitis, ingestion
- Skin irritation upon contact; after ingestion, heart palpitation, vomiting, drowsiness, shortness of breath, and coma in children
- Toxic Principle:
- TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN. SKIN IRRITATION MINOR OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.
- Found in:
- Landscape, cultivated in rock gardens or borders of flower beds
NCCES plant id: 972