[Sca-cooks] saffron, continued (poison vs editable)

Terry Decker t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Fri Mar 9 17:38:29 PST 2007

The problem of a common name being used for more than one thing is fairly 
common.  It is why you will often encounter the scientific or taxonomic name 
on this list providing a precise identification of the plant or animal we 
are discussing.


>I was recently told that there are some of the same named bulbs that are 
>poisonous that I have to make sure to get the editable
> ones when I go to plant them. Just thought I would pass that FYI along :)
> Siobhan

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