This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Stinking cedar, Torreya
- Poisonous Plants
- Evergreen shrub or tree; leaves alternate, simple, linear; seed large and drupe-like with a greenish-purplish or yellowish flesh (aril) around the seed.
- USA, Asia
- Poison Part:
- Fleshy seed (resembles a fruit).
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Unknown, but caution because it is closely related to toxic yews.
- Toxic Principle:
- Causes only low toxicity if eaten.
- Found in:
- Landscape as cultivated ornamental tree.
NCCES plant id: 1182