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Colchicum bulbocodium

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Bulbocodium vernum
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Bulbocodium vernum, commonly called Spring Meadow Saffron is a perennial herb with basal leaves and flowers emerging from a basal sheath.  The flowers are elongated and 6-parted.  

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#bulb#poisonous#rose#perennial#white flowers#herbs#perennial bulb#majenta
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#bulb#poisonous#rose#perennial#white flowers#herbs#perennial bulb#majenta
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Colchicum
    Species:
    bulbocodium
    Family:
    Colchicaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    European Mountains to N. Caucasus
    Edibility:
    Poisonous
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
    Poisonous
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Petals:
    6 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    Elonglated petals
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Poisonous to Humans
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Unknown, but caution advised
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Unknown, caution since related to the toxic Colchicum
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Flowers
    Leaves
    Roots
    Stems