This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Bearsfoot hellebore, stinking hellebore
- Poisonous Plants
- Erect, evergreen, perennial herb; leaves alternate, palmately divided with 7-10 leaflets; flowers many, 5-parted, drooping, green flushed with purple at apex
- Poison Part:
- All parts
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Possibly causing burning of mouth and throat, salivation, vomiting, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, nervous symptoms, depression
- Toxic Principle:
- TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN. SKIN IRRITATION MINOR OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.
- Found in:
- Landscape in flower garden as cultivated herbaceous perennial
NCCES plant id: 1064