In autumn, tightly packed clusters of orange-red berries appear, growing on erect stalks. The berries are green before they turn red.
All parts of this flower are posionous, in particular the berries. Symptoms include allergic reactions and skin irritation.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Adam and Eve, Adder's Root, Arum, Arum Lily, Bloody Man's Finger, Bobbins, Bod Gabhair, Cheese and Toast, Cow's and Bull's, Cuckoo-pint, Devil's and Angel's, Friar's Cowl, Jack-in-the-pulpit, King's and Queen's, Naked Boys, Naked Girls, Parson and Clerk, Passion Flower, Portland Sago, Quaker, Ramp, Ram's Horn, Red-hot Poker, Snakeshead, Soldier-in-a-sentry-box, Soldier's Diddies, Sonsie-give-us-your-hand, Starch-root, Starchwort, Tender Ear, Wake Robin, Wild Arum.