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Ranunculus hybrids

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Persian Buttercup
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Spring Bulbs
Description:
Perennial or annual herbs; leaves alternate, palmately lobed or divided; flower yellow, thimblelike, often shiny; fruit a head of small, dry achenes.
Season:
Mid-Spring (April)
Height:
12 in.
Usage:
Beds, borders, rock gardens, and fresh cut flowers
Organ:
Tuberous root
Hardiness:
Semi-hardy- Injured at temperatures below 28 degrees F (-2C) when planted
Origin:
Eastern Mediterranean
Poison Part:
All parts.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion, dermatitis.
Symptoms:
Ingestion causes burning of the mouth, abdominal pain, vomiting, and bloody diarrhea. Skin redness, burning sensation, and blisters following contact with cell sap.
Toxic Principle:
Protoanemonin, released from the glycoside ranunculin.
Severity:
TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN. SKIN IRRITATION MINOR, OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.
Found in:
Forest and natural areas, weedy in disturbed areas, landscape as herbaceous perennials.

NCCES plant id: 850

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