- Plants have smooth, linear leathery green leaves that arise along tall stem. Leaves are alternate. Flowers are showy (trumpet shaped), racemose and 3-merous.
- Toxic principle
- unknown. All parts of the plant should be considered toxic.
- not well defined, but any ingestion should be considered serious.
- Clinical Signs
- related to acute renal failure (anorexia, depression, anuria)
- Laboratory diagnosis
- consistent with acute renal failure.
- acute renal tubular necrosis
- Consider as a medical emergency
- Fluid diuresis
In Osweiler’s text there is reference to day-lilies being toxic (Hemerocallus sp.). To my knowledge there are no documented cases of intoxication from these plants.