The Main Plant entry for Dracontiums (Dracontium)

This database entry exists to show plant data and photos that apply generically to all Dracontiums.

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Underground structures: Tuber
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Remove seeds from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

Discussion Threads about this plant
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A couple of the " kids " ... by mjsponies Jul 7, 2015 7:13 PM 6
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