Nandina domestica flowers



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Nandina domestica flowerin plant



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
Order:     Ranunculales
Family:     Berberidaceae
Genus:     Nandina
Species:     N. domestica
Binomial name
Nandina domestica

Nandina heavenly bamboo flowers



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Toxicity

All parts of the plant are poisonous, containing hydrocyanic acid, and could potentially be fatal if ingested.

The plant is placed in Toxicity Category 4, the category non-toxic to humans.

The berries are considered toxic to cats and grazing animals.

The berries also contain alkaloids such as nantenine.

Birds are generally not affected by these toxins and will disperse the seeds through their droppings. However, excessive consumption of the berries will kill birds such as Cedar Waxwings

Nandina flowers



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
Order:     Ranunculales
Family:     Berberidaceae
Genus:     Nandina

Nandina flowers



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Common names :-  Nandina, Heavenly bamboo or Sacred bamboo.

It is a species of flowering plant in the family Berberidaceae, native to eastern Asia from the Himalayas to Japan.

It is the only member of the monotypic genus Nandina