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Houseleek Sempervivum

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Phonetic Spelling
sem-per-VEE-vum
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
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Description

Succulent

Poison Delivery Mode: Ingestion, dermatitis.

Severity:  CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN. SKIN IRRITATION MINOR, OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Sempervivum
    Family:
    Crassulaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Eurasia and Africa
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Poisonous
  • Flowers:
    Flower Petals:
    6 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    flowers of 6-many parts.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    leaves in a tight rosette, pointed
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Unknown if ingested; skin irritation from cell sap.
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Alkaloids
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    Yes
    Poison Part:
    Leaves