Crocus, Autumn/Saffron (Colchicum autumnale)

AUTUMN CROCUS/SAFFRON
(Colchicum autumnale)
A COMMON HOUSE / YARD PLANT
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A.K.A.
Bittersweet, Meadow Saffron or  Naked Lady
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Toxic Principle:
Colchicine and other alkaloids
The symptoms of colchicine poisoning resemble those of arsenic, and no antidote is known.

Poisoning Symptoms include:
Oral irritation, bloody vomiting, diarrhea, shock, multi-organ damage, bone marrow suppression.

IMMEDIATELY CALL YOUR VET FOR TREATMENT OPTIONS
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 Lone Star English Setter Club provides this information
as a partial reference of the potential poisons that could harm your dog.
We are not veterinarian’s and DO NOT provide medical help.

 If you think that your animal is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance,
contact your local veterinarian or
the ASPCA’s 24-hour emergency poisoning hotline directly

 1-888-426-4435