This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Pasque Flower, Wind Flower, Meadow Anemone
- Poisonous Plants, Wildflowers
Can be used as an herbal medicine
- Perennial herb with alternate or whorled, finely divided leaves; flowers white, yellow-green, red, or purple, cup-shaped with 5-many petal-like parts and many stamens; small fruits often with plumose tails
- 1 ft.
- Rosette of finely-divided, stalked leaves, covered with silky hairs
- 1.5-in. flower borne singly on 5 to 8 in. stalks, with three sessile deeply-cut leaflets or bracts; sepals are dull violet-purple; very silky on the under surfaces
- Dry soil
- Poison Part:
- All parts when fresh
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Ingestion and dermatitis
- Inflammation and blistering upon contact with fresh sap; irritation of mouth, vomiting and diarrhea following ingestion
- Toxic Principle:
- TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN. CAUSES SEVERE PAIN IN THE MOUTH IF EATEN!
- Found in:
- Landscape in flower gardens, as herbaceous perennial
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2471