This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Cuban lily, Siberian squill, Tubergen squill, Two-leaved squill, autumn scilla, blue squill
- Poisonous Plants
- Bulbous herbs; leaves long and slender; flowers terminal, 6-parted, blue, purple or white, bell-shaped, tubular, or spreading.
- Eurasia and Africa
- Poison Part:
- All parts.
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Ingestion, dermatitis.
- Pain of the mouth, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, cramping, diarrhea, lowered heart rate. Skin irritation in susceptible individuals.
- Toxic Principle:
- Cardiac glycosides.
- HIGHLY TOXIC, MAY BE FATAL IF EATEN! SKIN IRRITATION MINOR, OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.
- Found in:
- Houseplant or interiorscape; landscape in flower garden or lawn as cultivated hardy bulb.
NCCES plant id: 1153