This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Shamrock, lucky clover, good luck plant
- Poisonous Plants
- Annual or perennial herbs; leaves long-stalked with 3 leaflets; flowers 5-parted, white, yellow, lavender, or rose; fruit a capsule.
- Americas and South Africa
- Poison Part:
- All parts.
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Ingestion, but no documented cases in humans.
- Caution: large quantities may cause trembling, cramps, and staggering as in grazing animals.
- EDIBLE PARTS: Small amounts of leaves, flowers, seeds, tubers/roots eaten raw are not dangerous. Leaves, flowers, seeds, tubers/
- Toxic Principle:
- Soluble oxalate.
- CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN.
- Found in:
- Houseplant or interiorscape; weedy in disturbed areas, lawns; landscape in flower gardens as herbaceous perennial.
NCCES plant id: 1112