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daffodil,

n Latin name:
Narcissus pseudonarcissus; parts used: bulbs, buds, leaves; uses: emetic, congestion, arthritis, burns, wounds; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children; eating bulbs or flowers can be fatal; can cause heart collapse, nausea, contact dermatitis, daffodil itch, lung collapse. Also called
daffydown-dilly, fleur de coucou, Lent lily, narcissus, and
porillon.

daffodil


daffodil tree
thevetiaperuviana.
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The charity needs volunteer collectors to encourage people in the local community to wear a daffodil pin and give a donation.
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