POISONOUS PLANTSIt is difficult to create a list of poisonous plants. While some plants are outright toxic to anyone who eats or comes in contact with the plant (Jimson Weed, nightshade), others may cause a reaction in some but not in others.
The following is a listing of plants normally thought to be poisonous. THE LIST IS NOT COMPLETE. People should not eat plants not grown as food crops -- vegetables, fruits, cereal grains. Children should be taught never to eat non-food crop plants.
Poisonous plants vary between animals. Don't assume that since a bird, squirrel or pig ate a plant with no problems, humans can do the same.
If problems are encountered, or for a more complete list of poisonous plants, contact a doctor or the emergency room of your local hospital. Never hesitate contacting a physician if there is the smallest doubt.
Unless otherwise stated, consider all parts of the plant poisonous.
Agave (leaves) Elephant Ear Nightshade Amaryllis (bulbs) Flowering Tobacco Oleander Apple (seeds) Foxglove Sweet Pea (seeds) Azalea Holly (berries) Philodendron Bird of Paradise (seeds)Horsechestnut (nuts)Poison Hemlock Bloodroot Hyacinth Poison Ivy Buttercup (leaves) Iris Potato (green) Black Locust (seeds)Ivy, Boston (berries)Privet (berries) Boxwood (leaves/twigs)Ivy, English (berries)Ranunculuc Buckeye (seeds) Jack-in-the-Pulpit Rhododendron Buckthorn (berries) Jerusalem Cherry Rhubarb (leaf blade) Caladium Jimson Weed Rosary Pea (seed) Calla (rhizome) Jonquil Snow-on-the-Mountain Castor Bean (seed) Lantana Sweet Potato Christmas Rose Larkspur Skunk Cabbage Cone Flower Lily-of-the-Valley Tansy Crown of thorns Lupine Tomato (leaves) Daffodil Mayapple Tulip Daphne Mistletoe (berries) Virginia Creeper (berries) Delphinium Morning Glory seeds Water Hemlock Dumbcane (Dieffenbachia)Mustard (root) Wisteria (seeds/pods) Eggplant (plant) Narcissus Yew (berries) Elderberry (unripe berries)Nicotiana
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