This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Celandine, rock-poppy
- Poisonous Plants
- Biennial herb with orange-yellow cell sap and a brittle stem; leaves alternate, pinnately divided, the leaflets lobed; flowers yellow, 4-parted; fruit a slender capsule
- Poison Part:
- Mainly roots
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Nausea, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, numbness, fainting, and coma
- Toxic Principle:
- Isoquinoline alkaloids
- HIGHLY TOXIC, MAY BE FATAL IF EATEN!
- Found in:
- Landscape in flower gardens as cultivated herbaceous perennial; weedy in disturbed areas in gardens, naturalized in mountains
NCCES plant id: 1000