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Other use

Hyacinthoides non-scripta (L.) Chouard ex Rothm. Asparagaceae Bluebell. Perennial bulbous plant. Distribution W. Europe to N. Portugal. Seed and plants from wild stock are protected in England and Wales and all trade in them is prohibited, despite their abundance. All parts of the plant are poisonous and the sap can cause dermatitis.
Oakeley, Dr. Henry F. (2013). Wellcome Library notes. link


Professor Anthony Dayan, 2022

Geographical distribution

  • Europe, Middle Europe, Belgium
  • Europe, Middle Europe, Netherlands
  • Europe, Northern Europe, Great Britain
  • Europe, Northern Europe, Ireland
  • Europe, Southwestern Europe, France
  • Europe, Southwestern Europe, Portugal
  • Europe, Southwestern Europe, Spain

Hyacinthoides non-scripta ( L. ) Chouard

Genus: Hyacinthoides
Species: non-scripta ( L. ) Chouard
Common names: Bluebell
Distribution summary: Europe
Habit: Perennial
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Habitat: Woodlands
Garden status: Currently grown
Garden location: Poisons garden (PETO), Plants of the World (B)
Flowering months: April
Reason for growing: Toxic

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