Family:
Liliaceae
Toxins:
tuliposide oxalates
Flower Color:
  • flower color
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Type:
herb
Found:
ornamental, gardens, fields, pastures

Time of Greatest Risk

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Geographical Distribution

Tulip distribution - United States

Related Species

Tulip

Tulipa spp

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Tulipa spp. is composed of over 100 different species of showy bulb flowers. Many are often grown in gardens, used as an ornamental in yards, used as pot plants, or displayed as freshly cut flowers.

Toxic components
Tulip bulbs contain several glucosides which include tuliposides A and B. Flowers, leaves and stems have the highest concentration of tuliposide A. Tulip species are also known for causing contact dermatitis in horses.