A Guide to Poisonous House and Garden Plants

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This title is an excellent resource to help indentify poisonous plants in the home and garden and contains the most current information about plant toxicity in dogs and cats. This essential reference allows veterinarians to not only identify poisonous plants, but also includes the toxic properties of the plant and the clinical signs that can be expected in animals that ingest the plants. This instrumental guide contains detailed discussions on the plant toxins, the plant parts that are most dangerous and the ...

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Overview

This title is an excellent resource to help indentify poisonous plants in the home and garden and contains the most current information about plant toxicity in dogs and cats. This essential reference allows veterinarians to not only identify poisonous plants, but also includes the toxic properties of the plant and the clinical signs that can be expected in animals that ingest the plants. This instrumental guide contains detailed discussions on the plant toxins, the plant parts that are most dangerous and the first aid that should be considered. The title includes 192 domestic and exotic plant species, with an emphasis on plants typically found in and around the home. This user friendly guide is organized alphabetically by the plant’s botanical name, while the index includes common names listed to help find the specific plant in question. The 350 high quality color photos also assist the practitioner in accurate plant identification. The highly visual, easily accessible format make this title an ideal toxically reference for small animal practitioners.

Published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by Manson Publishing outside of North America.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591610281
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/1/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Tables
Plants Grouped According to their Primary Toxins
Plants Listed by their Primary Clinical Effects
Poisonous Fruits and Seeds of Common Garden Plants
Abrus precatorius
Rosary Pea
Acalypha hispida
Chenille plant
Acer rubrum
Red maple
Achillea miliforme
Yarrow
Acokanthera
species
Bushman’s poison
Aconitum species
Monks hoodActaea species
Bane Berry
Adenium species
Desert rose, mock azalea
Adonis species
Pheasant’s eye
Aesculus species
Horse Chestnut
Agapanthus orientalis
African blue lily
Agave species
Century plant
Aglaonema species
Chinese evergreen
Albizia julibrissin
Mimosa tree
Aleurites species
Tongue nut
Allamanda cathartica
Allamanda
Allium species
Onion
Alocasia species
Elephant’s ear
Aloe species
Aloe
Amaryllis belladonna
Belladona lily
Anemone species
Anemone
Anthurium species
Flamingo flower
Arisaema species
Jack in the pulpit
Armoracia rusticana
Horse radish
Arum species
Calla lily
Asclepias species
Butterfly weed, milk weed
Asparagus sprengeri
Asparagus
Atropa belladonna
Deadly nightshade
Aucuba japonica
Aucuba, Japanese laurel
Baptisia species
Blue false indigo
Begonia species
Begonia
Blighia sapida
Ackee
Bowiea volubilis
Climbing onion, Zulu potato
Brugmansia species
Angels trumpet
Brunfelsia pauciflora
Yesterday, today and tomorrow
Buxus species
Box, boxwood
Caesalpinia species
Bird of paradise
Caladium species
Caladium
Calla pallustris
White arum
Calotropis species
Crown flower, Giant milkweed
Caltha species
Marsh Marigold
Calycanthus species
Carolina allspice
Cannabis sativa
Marijuana
Capsicum species
Chili pepper
Caryota species
Fishtail palm
Cassia species
Golden shower
Celastrus scandens
American bittersweet
Cestrum species
Jessamine
Chelidonium majus
Celandine
Cicuta species
Water hemlock
Clematis species
Clematis
Clivia species
Kaffir lily
Colchicum species
Autumn crocus
Colocasia species
Elephant’s ear
Conium maculatum
Poison hemlock
Convallaria majalis
Lily of the valley
Coriaria species
Coriaria
Corydalis species
Corydalis, fitweed
Corynocarpus laevigatus
Corynocarpus
Crassula species
Silver jade plant
Crinum species
Spider lily
Cryptostegia species
Rubber vine
Cycas revoluta
Cycad
Cyclamen species
Cyclamen
Daphne species
Daphne
Datura species
Jimsonweed
Delphinium species
Larkspur
Dicentra species
Bleeding heart
Dieffenbachia species
Dumb cane
Digitalis species
Foxglove
Dracaena species
Corn plant
Epipremnum aureum
Pothos
Eriobotrya japonica
Loquat
Erythrina species
Coral tree
Eucharis amazonica
Amazon lily
Euonymus species
Strawberry bush
Eupatorium rugosum
White snakeroot
Euphorbia species
Euphorbia
Ficus species
Ficus, fig
Galanthus nivalis
Snowdrop
Gelsemium sempervirens
Carolina jessamine
Gloriosa superba
Glory lily
Gymnocladus dioica
Kentucky coffee tree
Haemanthus multiflorus
Blood lily
Hedera species
Ivy
Heliotropium species
Heliotrope
Helleborus niger
Christmas rose
Hemerocallis species
Day lily
Hibiscus species
Hibiscus
Hippeastrum spp.
Amaryllis lily
Hosta species
Hosta
Hoya species
Hoya
Humulus lupulus
Hops
Hyacinthoides non-scripta
English bluebell
Hyacinthus orientalis
Hyacinth
Hydrangea macrophylla
Hydrangea
Hymenocallis species
Spider lily
Hyoscyamus niger
Black henbane
Ilex species
Holly
Ipomoea tricolor
Morning glory
Iris species
Iris
Jatropha species
Barbados nut
Juglans nigra
Black walnut
Kalanchoe species
Kalanchoe
Kalmia species
Laurel
Laburnum anagyroides
Golden chain tree
Lantana camara
Lantana
Lathyrus species
Sweet pea
Leucothoe species
Fetter bush
Ligularia species
Ligularia
Ligustrum species
Privet
Lilium species
Lily
Lobelia species
Cardinal flower
Lonicera japonica
Honeysuckle
Lyonia species
Male berry
Macadamia species
Macadamia nut
Melaleuca species
Melaleuca
Melia azedarach
Chinaberry
Mimosa pudica
Sensitive plant
Mirabilis species
Four o’clock
Momordica species
Balsam pear
Monstera deliciosa
Ceriman, bread fruit
Nandina domestica
Heavenly bamboo
Narcissus species
Narcissus, daffodil
Nepeta cataria
Catnip
Nerine species
Guernsey lily
Nerium species
Oleander
Nicotiana species
Tobacco
Ornithogallum species
Star of Bethlehem
Oxalis species
Sorrel
Papaver somniferum
Opium poppy
Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Virginia creeper
Pedilanthus tithymaloides
Slipper flower
Persea americana
Avocado
Philodendron species
Philodendron
Phoradendron species
Mistletoe
Physalis species
Chinese lantern plant
Phytolacca americana
Pokeweed
Pieris species
Pieris
Pistia stratiotes
Water lettuce
Pittosporum species
Pittosporum
Plumbago species
Plumbago
Plumeria rubra
Frangipani
Podocarpus macrophylla
Buddhist pine
Podophyllum peltatum
May Apple
Portulaca species
Portulacca
Prunus species
Cherry
Pyracantha species
Pyracantha, fire thorn
Quercus species
Oak
Ranunculus species
Buttercups
Rhamnus species
Buck thorn
Rhododendron species
Rhododendron, azaleas
Ricinus communis
Castor bean
Robinia species
Black Locust
Sambucus species
Elderberries
Sanguinaria canadensis
Blood root
Sapindus species
Soapberry
Saponaria species
Soapwort
Schefflera species
Australian umbrella tree
Schinus species
Pepper tree, Christmas berry
Scilla species
Scilla, squill
Senecio species
Senecio, cineraria
Sesbania species
Coffee bean
Solandra species
Chalice vine
Solanum pseudocapsicum
Jerusalem cherry
Solenostemon species
Coleus
Sophora species
Mescal
Spathiphyllum species
Peace lily
Sprekelia formosissima
Maltese cross lily
Symphoricarpos species
Snowberry
Symphytum officinale
Russian comfrey
Syngonium podophyllum
Arrowhead vine
Taxus species
Yew
Thalictrum fendlerii
Meadow rue
Theobroma cocoa
Cocoa
Thevetia peruviana
Yellow oleander
Toxicodendron species
Poison ivy
Tulipa species
Tulips
Vinca species
Periwinkle
Vitis species
Grape
Wisteria species
Wisteria
Xanthosoma species
Taannia, malanga
Yucca species
Yucca
Zamia species
Coontie
Zantedeschia species
Arum lily
Zephyranthes species
Rain lily
Botanical Glossary
Index

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