Triodanis perfoliata


Common Names: Clasping bellflower, clasping Venus' looking-glass
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Bellflower family


The plant is 6 to 18 inches high. The leaves are 0.25 to 1 inch wide, are scallop-edged and shell-shaped. The flowers are wheel-shaped or bell-shaped and violet blue. They have 5-lobed corollas and are radially symmetrical. Flowers from May to August. It produces a small, many seeded capsule for fruit.

Primary Flower Color: Blue/Purple
Secondary Flower Color: Blue/Purple
 
Edible Notes: It is known to have traditional use as an emetic so eating it would probably make you vomit. As such, not edible.
Warnings: Potentially an emetic.
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