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Rhododendron eriocarpum

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Dwarf Indica (Gumpo) Azalea
Categories:
Groundcover, Poisonous Plants
Description:
Woody, evergreen or deciduous shrubs; leaves alternate, simple, smooth- or toothed-margined; flowers in a terminal cluster, tubular, 5-parted, white to deep pink or yellow; fruit an elongated capsule.
Height:
1-2 ft.
Hardiness:
6 to 8
Flower:
White or pink flowers; late flowering
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Partial shade
Size:
Height 1-2 ft.
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Rounded
Poison Part:
All parts.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion.
Symptoms:
Salivation, watering of eyes and nose, abdominal pain, loss of energy, depression, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, difficult breathing, progressive paralysis of arms and legs, coma.
Toxic Principle:
Andromedotoxin.
Severity:
HIGHLY TOXIC, MAY BE FATAL IF EATEN!
Found in:
Houseplant or interiorscape; landscape as cultivated woody shrub; forest or natural area.
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 337

Rhododendron eriocarpum Flower and Leaves
Cliff, CC BY-NC-2.0
Rhododendron eriocarpum Rhododendron eriocarpum
Cliff, CC BY - 2.0