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Senecio cineraria

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Dusty miller
Cultivar(s):
Silver Dust
Categories:
Annuals, Poisonous Plants
Comment:

Perennial often treated as a half-hardy annual; prefers light, well drained soil; water lightly; remove flowers to promote foliage; can be sheared back; drought tolerant. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Description:
Perennial or annual herbs; leaves alternate, often lobed or divided; flowers yellow (rarely white or purple) in a head resembling a small sunflower.
Season:
Spring to frost
Light:
Sun to partial shade
Color:
Grown for silver white foliage; small yellow flowers
Height:
1-2 ft.
Space:
8 to 12 in.
Poison Part:
Leaves, but of low risk.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion, dermatitis.
Symptoms:
Liver toxicity; skin irritation following contact.
Toxic Principle:
Pyrrolizidine alkaloids.
Severity:
CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN. SKIN IRRITATION MINOR, OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.
Found in:
Houseplant or interiorscape; forest or natural area as native herbaceous flowering plant; landscape in flower gardens as herbace
Tags:
annual, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 141

Senecio cineraria Senecio cineraria
Manuel, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Senecio cineraria Senecio cineraria
Manual, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Senecio cineraria Senecio cineraria
Jon Sullivan, CC BY-NC-2.0
Senecio cineraria Senecio cineraria
Jon Sullivan, CC BY-NC-2.0