As a service to our Florida horsemen who visit our site:

KNOW YOUR POISONOUS PLANTS!

For the health and happiness
of your horses, here is a list
of poisonous plants in Florida:

Poisonous Plants of the Southern United States


Allamanda (also in pink)


Castor Bean

African Violet
Allamanda
Angel's Trumpet (Jimsonweed, Downy Thornapple, Devil's Trumpet, Brugmansia, Datura)
Attamasco Lili
Belladonna (Deadly Nightshade)
Black Nightshade
Bottle Brush
Bromeliads
Bougainvillea
Balsam Pear
Brazilian Pepper
Castor Bean
Coral Plant

Wild Cherry, Black Cherry,
Bitter Cherry, Choke Cherry, Pin Cherry
Christmas Cactus
Corn Plant


Angel's Trumpet
(All colors)

Croton
Deadly Nightshade (also known as Belladonna)
Dracaena
Dieffenbachia
Gardenia

Hemlock (Poison Hemlock, Spotted Hemlock
Holly (all types)
Impatiens


Brazilian Pepper

Johnson Grass (Sudan Grass)
Ligustrum (Privet)
Locoweed (Crazyweed)
Mushroom
Oleander
Pencil Tree
Philodendron
Physic Nut
Podocarpus (Yew Family)
Poinsettia
Poison Ivy


Belladonna (Deadly Nightshade)


Black Nightshade

Poison Sumac Red Buckeye
Purple Passion
Red Maple
Rosary Pea
Rattlebox (Weed)
Rubber Plant
Senecio (Tansy Ragwort, Groundsel)
Spider Plant
Spotted Water Hemlock
Staghorn Fern
Verbena
Water Hemlock
White Snakeroot
Yellow Star Thistle (Russian Knapweed)
Yew all (+ Japanese known as Podocarpus)


Atamsco Lily
 

Wild Cherry (prunus)


Coral Plant

Vines:
Potato Vines
Tomato Vines
Eggplants Vines
Tobacco Vines
Chili Peppers Plants


Dieffenbachia


Oleander (all colors)

Yew
Yew is an evergreen tree, up to 32 m high.
Its treetop is thick and oval, its leaves are dark green and shiny above; beneath they are matte and milky green.


Rattlebox (seeds rattle), also known as false Poinciana,
Chinese Wisteria. Problematic in wet areas,
extremely invasive. WEED!


Rosary Pea


Philodendron


Locoweed


Yellow Thistle

 

Johnson Grass (Sudan Grass)

Water Hemlock
 


Poison Hemlock (1)


Poison Hemlock Flowers


Spotted Water Hemlock
 

Red Buckeye

Beware: Acorns Can Cause Colic and Founder
By Martha Inks, Fort White

Poisonous Plants of the Southern United States

Cornell University Poisonous Plants Informational Page

ASPCA - Toxic Plants for Horses

 

If you are aware of additional plants,
not mentioned here, please let us know!

A color brochure of this information is available from:
Florida Poison Information Center
University of Miami/JMMC
PO Box 016960 (R-131)
Miami, FL 33101

Specify that you want title
"Poisonous Plants of Florida",
limit 5 per individual.
For additional copies, contact
(305) 585-5250
during business hours.

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