This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Christmas rose
- Poisonous Plants
- Erect, evergreen, unbranched, perennial herb; leaves alternate, palmately divided with 7-9 leaflets; flowers solitary or 2-3, 5-parted, white becoming pink or purplish.
- Poison Part:
- All parts
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Ingestion, skin and eye irritation
- Burning of mouth and throat, salivation, vomiting, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, nervous symptoms, depression. Skin irritation after contact with cell sap.
- Toxic Principle:
- TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN. SKIN IRRITATION MINOR, OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.
- Found in:
- Houseplant or interiorscape; landscape in flower garden as cultivated herbaceous perennial
NCCES plant id: 1065