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I've seen this plant in an article about posionous plants and i have one in my garden, can anyone identify it please? 

 

thanks you

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  • KezzaKezza Posts: 90

    solomons sealimage

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 19,776

    Solomon's Seal. Not poisonous as far as I know image

    to walk through a forest is to touch the past

  • Holly010Holly010 Posts: 36

    Looks good as a cut flower.  Mine get eaten by the grey caterpiller of the sawfly, be warned!

  • Was featured on the poisonous garden at Alnwick yesterday on a-z of gardening 

  • BerghillBerghill Posts: 2,831
    How Poisonous, How Harmful?

    Contains saponins but in a fairly small amount. Also contains a small amount of the cardiac glycoside, convallamarin, but the quantity is so small that there are no reported cases of poisoning. Ingestion of a very large quantity would be required but the plant is frequently subject to predation which means that it does not form the berries which might be attractive enough to encourage consumption.

    No records exist of it causing harm

    There is a huge difference between poisonous plants and toxic plants. Many of the things we grow are poisonous, including some of the Vegetables we eat. BUT the quantites needed to cause any harm are often in the stupid range.

     

  • thank you everyone image 

    sorry i posted this twice.

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