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Greater Celandine (Chelidonium majus)

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Greater Celandine

Summary

Native to Europe, north Africa, and western Asia, and introduced in North America, where it has become invasive in the northeast, midwest, and northwest.

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Uses

This plant has some uses in traditional medicine. However, it has considerable toxicity and is not generally recognized as safe.

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