Sansevieria Plant

Sansevieria trifasciata
Mother-in-Law's Tongue Plant - Snake Plant

A Sansevieria Plant, originally from South Africa, is another hardy almost impossible to kill houseplant that thrives on neglect. Sansevieria plants, also called a Snake plant and Mother in Law’s Tongue plant, can be used as table plants or, when taller, stately floor plants. Certain varieties such as the “Trifasciata” have long, thick, stiff, upright leaves that can reach 4ft. in length while other varieties, such as the Hahni, have very short compact leaves that are only 4”. NASA  lists the Sansiviera plant as an excellent clean air plantCertain houseplants clean the air of harmful chemicals..

These plants are considered poisonous and should be kept away from pets and children. Read more about common houseplants that are poisonous in Don’t Feed Me To Your Cat! A Guide to Poisonous Houseplants