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Toxic Plant Profile: Daffodil

October 07, 1988

DAFFODIL (Amaryllis family): The bulbs of plants in the Amaryllis family are poisonous if eaten. Three of the most popular garden flowers in the family--daffodil, narcissus and jonquil--have bulbs that can cause severe gastroenteritis, vomiting and purging, and sometimes nervous symptoms, including trembling and convulsions.

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