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Autumn Scilla Scilla

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SIL-uh
This plant has high severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Bulbous herb with long leaves and slender terminal flowers.

This plant is highly toxic, may be fatal if eaten.  Skin irritation is minor, lasting for only a few minutes.

 

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Scilla
    Family:
    Asparagaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Eurasia and Africa
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Houseplant
    Poisonous
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Shape:
    Bell
    Tubular
    Flower Petals:
    6 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    6-parted, bell-shaped, tubular or spreading.
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    High
    Poison Symptoms:
    Pain in the mouth, nausea, abdominal pain vomiting, cramping, diarrhea, lowered heart rate. Skin irritation in susceptible individuals.
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Cardiac glycosides
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    Yes
    Poison Part:
    Flowers
    Fruits
    Leaves
    Roots
    Sap/Juice
    Seeds
    Stems