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Calla palustris

Phonetic Spelling
KAL-lah pal-OOS-triss
This plant has medium severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Wild Calla is a small, perennial herb with long-stalked, heart-shaped leaves and flowers in a spadix surrounded by a white spathe. This plant also has fruits which are a cluster of red berries.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#poisonous#perennial#spadix
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#poisonous#perennial#spadix
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Calla
    Species:
    palustris
    Family:
    Araceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Europe to Japan, Subarctic America to N. & E. U.S.A
    Edibility:
    EDIBLE PARTS: Dried berries are edible. Dried seeds and rootstocks can be made into a flour, but used only in times of need.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Poisonous
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Berry
    Fruit Description:
    cluster of red berries
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Spike
    Flower Description:
    spadix
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Shape:
    Cordate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    long-stalked, heart-shaped leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Poisonous to Humans
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Children
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Medium
    Poison Symptoms:
    CAUSES SEVERE PAIN IN THE MOUTH IF EATEN! Burning and swelling of lips, mouth, tongue, and throat; difficulty of speaking
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Calcium oxalate crystals
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Bark
    Flowers
    Fruits
    Leaves
    Roots
    Seeds
    Stems