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Adonis

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
ah-DON-iss
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Annual, sparsely-branched herbs

Found in: Landscape in flower gardens as flowering herbaceous annuals and perennials

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#red#poisonous#annual#orange#herbs#red flowers#orange flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#red#poisonous#annual#orange#herbs#red flowers#orange flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Adonis
    Family:
    Ranunculaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Eurasia
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Herb
    Poisonous
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Black
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Petals:
    7 - 20 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    Flowers are large, terminal, solitary, crimson, with many petal-like parts and stamens.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves are alternate, highly divided into narrow segments. They look like fennel leaves.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Poisonous to Humans
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Poisonous if ingested (all parts are poisonous). CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN. Symptoms include nausea and vomiting.
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Digitalis-like glycoside and possibly protoanemonin
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Bark
    Flowers
    Fruits
    Leaves
    Roots
    Sap/Juice
    Seeds
    Stems