String of Pearls (Senecio rowleyanus)

STRING of PEARLS
(Senecio rowleyanus)
A.K.A.
String of Beads
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String-of-Pearls-Flower-and-LeavesString of Pearls Flower and Leaves

String of Pearls is a flowering plant that grows 2′ to 3′ long, tough trailing string like stems with spherical leaves which resemble Green Peas or Green Pearls. In the spring clusters of small white trumpet shaped flowers that are also brushlike appear.

Distribution:
The plants a native of southwest Africa and has been cultivated indoors for hanging baskets as an ornamental plant.

Conditions of Poisoning:
Ingestion, Contact

Toxic Principle:
The leaves are fleshy and poisonous.

Clinical Symptoms:
Drooling, diarrhea, vomiting or lethargy. Some may suffer irritation to the skin or mouth due to contact.

IMMEDIATELY SEE YOUR VET FOR TREATMENT OPTIONS
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