The Main Plant entry for Dieffenbachias (Dieffenbachia)

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Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Leaves: Evergreen
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 seed(s) from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.

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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-08-16
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-08-16
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-11-19
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-11-19left side
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Location: Quad Cities Botanical Garden, Rock Island, Il.Date: 2012-07-01
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Location: central Illinois-Washington Park Botanical Garden -Springfield, Il.Date: 2015-12-05Plant in the middle.
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Location: austria / Wiener NeustadtDate: 2015-09-29
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2016-12-06
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Date: 2017-05-21need help identifying type of plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Plant ID by Calif_Sue May 24, 2017 7:22 AM 2
Dieffenbachia? by kniphofia Mar 18, 2019 3:31 AM 3
What am I? by Ragsdale Apr 23, 2019 8:26 AM 2
What kind of plant is this by Megullie Apr 4, 2019 9:27 AM 2
More mystery plants by KatlynL Mar 28, 2019 12:12 PM 4
My dieffenbachia by gsquared21 Mar 25, 2019 1:07 PM 2
Dieffenbachia by gsquared21 Mar 24, 2019 12:22 PM 2
Type of plant by Ngip2018 Mar 23, 2019 9:22 AM 1
How can I revive this giant dieffenbachia? by Heathercvail Mar 22, 2019 9:06 AM 4
Is this a dieffenbachia? by Weetz Mar 15, 2019 2:36 AM 1
Plants that can grow in water? by gracesplants Mar 19, 2019 1:57 PM 18
Ahhhh Spring: Emerging leaves by Gina1960 Apr 17, 2019 1:40 PM 36

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