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Olive leaved daphne (Daphne caucasica)


“Pet poisonous” – Toxic parts: bark, berries, leaves Daphne caucasica is a shrub, of the family Thymelaeaceae. It is evergreen, and is native to the Caucasus. The shrub grows to a height 3 to 6 feet. It tends to grow small and rounded. It has small white flowers that grow in clusters, and yellow or brown fruit. It flowers mostly from May to June, and to a smaller degree after June through frost.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum: Magnoliophyta

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Malvales

            • Family: Thymelaeaceae

              • Genus: Daphne