List of House Plants
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Disclaimer: The information on this website is not intended to be comprehensive. It is a compilation of the plants most frequently encountered by the Utah Poison Control Center (UPCC). The UPCC staff have tried to provide the most accurate information possible, however, we do not claim that this website is error-free.
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|Houseplant||Leaves shaped like arrow heads that may grow to 18 inches long and 10 inches wide. Leaves are glossy green. Stems are longer than the actual leaves. Spathe-shaped white flowers. Berry is not often seen.|
|Houseplant||House plant that has large leaves up to 20 inches. The plant may reach 2 feet in width. It is generally taller than it is wide. Leaves are dark green to yellow green with variegations in white or pale cream.|
|Houseplant||Leaves are shiny, dark-green and lance shaped. Flowers are white and trumpet-like.|
|Houseplant||Leaves come directly from the root and are large for plant, elliptical in shape and narrow to a point. Leaves are 1 -5 feet long and up to 6 inches wide. Flowers are spathe-shaped and either white or green. Berries may be found in clusters but are rarely seen.|
|Houseplant||Fast growing plant with leathery, glossy leaves. Depending on species, may grow to 10-20 feet as a tree-like shrub.|
|Houseplant||Leaves are oval and 4-7 inches long. They are lobed.|
|Pothos, devil's ivy, taro vine, hunter's-robe
|Houseplant||Commonly grown as an indoor potted plant and as an ornamental outdoors in warm climates. Heart-shaped or oval dark green leaves with yellow or white splotches, and slender stems. Grows as a vine.|
|Houseplant||Narrow, leathery dark-green leaves that are 8-12 inches long.|
(Schefflera actinophylla, Brassaia actinophylla)
|Houseplant||The plant has a long stalk with glossy bright green leaves. The leaves are divided into 7-16 leaflets. Houseplant does not generally bloom.|