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Disporum maculatum

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Nodding mandarin, Spotted disporum
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Wildflowers
Description:
Perennial, erect herb with forked branches; leaves alternate and simple; flowers 6-parted, terminating the branches, nodding; berry red or orange.
Season:
Late spring
Height:
8-24 in.
Foliage:
2-4 in. elliptical leaves with parallel veins; stalkless; numerous branches in upper portion of plant; small, stiff hairs on lower leaf surface and younger portion of the stem
Flower:
1 in. creamy white petals spotted with purple; projecting stamens; hairy red berry
Site:
Wooded coves
Poison Part:
Berries suspected due to its relationship with other toxic plants in the Lily family.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion
Symptoms:
None known, but caution.
Toxic Principle:
Unknown.
Severity:
CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN.
Found in:
Forest or natural areas in rich woods.
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2559

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