Author: Jan Scholten
652.16.05 Tellima grandiflora
English: Fringecups; Bigflower Tellima.
Botany: herb; rounded leaves, emerging from a rootstock; evergreen; flowers on spikes, green calyx, petals are greenish-white to purple, pinnately divided and spreading, deeply fringed; moist forests; western North America.
Content: ellagitannins, tellimagrandin II.
Aversion: food; loss of appetite.