Doronicum orientale

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Leopard's Bane
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Doronicum
Species: D. orientale
Binomial name
Doronicum orientale

Doronicum orientale (Leopard's Bane) is an ornamental plant in the Asteraceae family. It is a hardy (to zone 3) perennial, blooming in early spring. It has daisy-like yellow flowers on long, straight stems, which attract nectar-eating insects. The plants grow to approximately 2 feet tall. Likes both shade and sun. All parts of this plant are poisonous to humans, if ingested.