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Anemone

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Windflower
Cultivar(s):
St. Bavo hybrids , De Caen , St. Brigid
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Summer Bulbs
Description:
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
Season:
Late spring to summer
Light:
Full- PM sun
Color:
Blue, pink, red, white
Height:
12-15 in. (30-40 cm)
Depth:
Cover 3 in. (7.5 cm)
Organ:
Tuber
Hardiness:
Tender III- injured below 25 degrees F (2 degrees C)
Storage:
Store tubers dry at 50-55degF (10-13degC)
Poison Part:
All parts when fresh
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion and dermatitis
Symptoms:
Inflammation and blistering upon contact with fresh sap; irritation of mouth, vomiting and diarrhea following ingestion
Toxic Principle:
Protoanemonin
Severity:
TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN. CAUSES SEVERE PAIN IN THE MOUTH IF EATEN!
Found in:
Landscape in flower gardens, as herbaceous perennial
Tags:
pink, tuber, blue, summer bulb, seeAnemone, full sun, red, white

NCCES plant id: 861

Anemone Anemone
Allan Harris, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0