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"Poisonous" does not mean deadly. Some manifestations of toxicity are subtle. The dose, as always, determines if a plant is safe source of nutrients or a toxic hazard.

Scientific Name: Ornithogalum umbellatum

Common Name: Star of Bethlehem

Species Most Often Affected: humans

Poisonous Parts: bulbs, flowers, all

Primary Poisons: convallatoxin, convalloside

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