Daffodil (Narcissus)

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  • Common Name: Daffodil (Narcissus)
  • Latin Name: Narcissus spp.
  • Family Name: Amaryllidaceae
Normally cultivated as a garden plant, but can often be seen growing wild in the UK countryside.  All parts of the Daffodil/Narcissus are toxic, containing the alkaloid lycorine which causes vomiting, diarrohea and convulsions, and has the potential to damage the nervous system and paralyse the heart.
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