This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Perennials, Poisonous Plants, Wildflowers
- Perennial herb, houseplant or interiorscape plant; leaves alternate and clasping at base, simple, long and grass-like; flowers 3-parted, blue, white or pink-lavender; fruit a capsule.
- 1-2 ft.
- Average soil; sun to partial shade.
- Poison Part:
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Skin irritation with redness and itching, but of low risk.
- Toxic Principle:
- Unidentified, possibly oxalate crystals.
- Skin irritation minor, or lasting only for a few minutes.
- Found in:
- Forest or natural area in dry woods, uncommon (native species T. virginiana); perennial ornamental plant; houseplant or interior
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2759