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Narcissus - Hardy II

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Daffodils, Jonquils
Categories:
Perennial Bulbs, Poisonous Plants, Spring Bulbs
Description:
Perennial, bulbous herbs; leaves narrow, flat, and strap-like; flowers single or in a cluster at the top of a naked stem, each white to yellow or red, with a tubular projection above the 6 spreading petal-like parts; fruit a capsule.
Poison Part:
Bulbs.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion and dermatitis.
Symptoms:
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, salivation, trembling, convulsions; may be fatal. Contact dermatitis ("lily rash") following handling of bulbs, flowers, and stems.
Toxic Principle:
Phenanthridine alkaloids such as lycorine, also calcium oxalate crystals.
Severity:
TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN. SKIN IRRITATION SEVERE!
Found in:
Houseplant or interiorscape; landscape in flower garden as hardy bulb; florist plant.

NCCES plant id: 831

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