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AUTHOR(S): Barr, A. C.; Reagor, J. C.
TITLE: Toxic plants. What the horse practitioner needs to know.
YEAR: 2001 CITATION: Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract, 17(3), 529-546 [English]
FDA #: NA
GRIN #: 404206 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEAstragalus mollissimus var. earlei
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAstragalus mollissimus Torr. var. earlei (Greene ex Rydb.) Tidestr.
GRIN #: 404204 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEAstragalus mollissimus
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAstragalus mollissimus Torr. var. mollissimus
GRIN #: 404220 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEAstragalus nothoxys
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAstragalus nothoxys A. Gray
GRIN #: 404223 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEAstragalus thurberi
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAstragalus thurberi A. Gray
GRIN #: 404224 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEAstragalus wootonii
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAstragalus wootonii E. Sheld.
GRIN #: 7021 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: hoary alyssum
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYBrassicaceae
LATIN NAMEBerteroa incana
STANDARD PLANT NAMEBerteroa incana (L.) DC.
GRIN #: 103624 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: sandbur
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYPoaceae
LATIN NAMECenchros paucaflorus spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMECenchrus incertus M. A. Curtis
GRIN #: 316613 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Malta star thistle
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMECentaurea melitensis
STANDARD PLANT NAMECentaurea melitensis L.
GRIN #: 9827 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: yellow star thistle
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMECentaurea solstitialis
STANDARD PLANT NAMECentaurea solstitialis L.
GRIN #: 404311 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: day blooming jasmine
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMECestrum diurnum
STANDARD PLANT NAMECestrum diurnum L.
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 2448G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: goosefoot
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYChenopodiaceae
LATIN NAMEChenopodium spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEChenopodium sp.
GRIN #: 10545 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: water hemlock
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYApiaceae
LATIN NAMECicuta maculata
STANDARD PLANT NAMECicuta maculata L.
GRIN #: 11262 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: poison hemlock
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYApiaceae
LATIN NAMEConium maculatum
STANDARD PLANT NAMEConium maculatum L.
GRIN #: 11414 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: giant rainlily
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAmaryllidaceae
LATIN NAMECooperis pedunculata
STANDARD PLANT NAMECooperia pedunculata Herb.
GRIN #: 12384 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMECrotalaria spectabilis
STANDARD PLANT NAMECrotalaria spectabilis Roth
GRIN #: 417821 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: parsley
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYApiaceae
LATIN NAMECymopteris watsonii
STANDARD PLANT NAMECymopterus ibapensis M. E. Jones
GRIN #: 12866 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: hound's tongue
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYBoraginaceae
LATIN NAMECynoglossum officinale
STANDARD PLANT NAMECynoglossum officinale L.
GRIN #: 13323 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: jimsonweed
STANDARD COMMON NAME: Jimson weed
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMEDatura spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEDatura stramonium L.
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 3699G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: foxglove
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYScrophulariaceae
LATIN NAMEDigitalis spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEDigitalis sp.
GRIN #: 400386 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: horsetail
STANDARD COMMON NAME: horsetail
FAMILYEquisetaceae
LATIN NAMEEquisetum arvense
STANDARD PLANT NAMEEquisetum arvense L.
GRIN #: 16528 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: buckwheat
STANDARD COMMON NAME: buckwheat
FAMILYPolygonaceae
LATIN NAMEFagopyrum saggitatum
STANDARD PLANT NAMEFagopyrum esculentum Moench
GRIN #: 311156 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: halogeton
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYChenopodiaceae
LATIN NAMEHalogeton glomeratus
STANDARD PLANT NAMEHalogeton glomeratus (M. Bieb.) C. A. Mey.
GRIN #: 19621 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: flatweed
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEHypochaeris radicata
STANDARD PLANT NAMEHypochaeris radicata L.
GRIN #: 410127 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: rayless goldenrod
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEIsocoma wrightii
STANDARD PLANT NAMEIsocoma plurifolia (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene
GRIN #: 450260 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: tansy ragwort
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMESenecio jacobaea
STANDARD PLANT NAMEJacobaea vulgaris Gaertn.
GRIN #: 20732 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: butternut
STANDARD COMMON NAME: butternut
FAMILYJuglandaceae
LATIN NAMEJuglans cinerea
STANDARD PLANT NAMEJuglans cinerea L.
GRIN #: 20762 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: black walnut
STANDARD COMMON NAME: black walnut
FAMILYJuglandaceae
LATIN NAMEJuglans niger
STANDARD PLANT NAMEJuglans nigra L.
GRIN #: 20772 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: English walnut
STANDARD COMMON NAME: English walnut
FAMILYJuglandaceae
LATIN NAMEJuglans regia
STANDARD PLANT NAMEJuglans regia L.
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 6253G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEricaceae
LATIN NAMEKalmia spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEKalmia sp.
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 15043G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Mexican fireweed
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYChenopodiaceae
LATIN NAMEKochia spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEKochia sp.
GRIN #: 310628 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: lantana
STANDARD COMMON NAME: lantana
FAMILYVerbenaceae
LATIN NAMELantana camara
STANDARD PLANT NAMELantana camara L.
GRIN #: 21571 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: singletary pea
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMELathyrus hirsutus
STANDARD PLANT NAMELathyrus hirsutus L.
GRIN #: 21918 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: gordon bladderpod
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYBrassicaceae
LATIN NAMELesquerella gordonii
STANDARD PLANT NAMELesquerella gordonii (A. Gray) S. Watson
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 6796G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEricaceae
LATIN NAMELeucothoe spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMELeucothoe sp.
GRIN #: 25229 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: oleander
STANDARD COMMON NAME: oleander
FAMILYApocynaceae
LATIN NAMENerium oleander
STANDARD PLANT NAMENerium oleander L.
GRIN #: 26252 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEOxytropis lambertii
STANDARD PLANT NAMEOxytropis lambertii Pursh
GRIN #: 26260 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEOxytropis sericea
STANDARD PLANT NAMEOxytropis sericea Nutt.
GRIN #: 312007 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEOxytropis saximontana
STANDARD PLANT NAMEOxytropis sericea Nutt. var. sericea
GRIN #: 452816 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bitterweed
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMESenecio glabellus
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPackera glabella (Poir.) C. Jeffrey
GRIN #: 26469 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: kleingrass
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYPoaceae
LATIN NAMEPanicum coloratum
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPanicum coloratum L.
GRIN #: 26657 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: switchgrass
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYPoaceae
LATIN NAMEPanicum virgatum
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPanicum virgatum L.
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 9380G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: pieris
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEricaceae
LATIN NAMEPieris spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPieris sp.
GRIN #: 29888 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: plum
STANDARD COMMON NAME: plum
FAMILYRosaceae
LATIN NAME
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPrunus domestica L.
GRIN #: 30151 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: chokecherry
STANDARD COMMON NAME: chokecherry
FAMILYRosaceae
LATIN NAME
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPrunus virginiana L.
GRIN #: 312948 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bracken fern
STANDARD COMMON NAME: northern bracken fern
FAMILYDennstaedtiaceae
LATIN NAMEPteridium aquilinum
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 10203G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: oak
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFagaceae
LATIN NAMEQuercus spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEQuercus sp.
GRIN #: 454138 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Russian knapweed
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMECentaurea repens
STANDARD PLANT NAMERhaponticum repens (L.) Hidalgo
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 10404G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: azalea
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEricaceae
LATIN NAMERhododendron
STANDARD PLANT NAMERhododendron sp.
GRIN #: 433406 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: wild rosemary
STANDARD COMMON NAME: Labrador tea
FAMILYEricaceae
LATIN NAMELedum spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMERhododendron tomentosum (Stokes) Harmaja var. tomentosum
GRIN #: 31896 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: castor bean
STANDARD COMMON NAME: castor
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMERicinus communis
STANDARD PLANT NAMERicinus communis L.
GRIN #: 5238 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: black locust
STANDARD COMMON NAME: black locust
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMERobinia pseudoacacia
STANDARD PLANT NAMERobinia pseudoacacia L.
GRIN #: 32530 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: curly dock
STANDARD COMMON NAME: yellow dock
FAMILYPolygonaceae
LATIN NAMERhumex crispus
STANDARD PLANT NAMERumex crispus L.
GRIN #: 105067 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: black greasewood
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYSarcobataceae
LATIN NAMESarcobatus vermiculatus
STANDARD PLANT NAMESarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.
GRIN #: 316973 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: threadleaf groundsel
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMESenecio douglasii var. longilobus
STANDARD PLANT NAMESenecio flaccidus Less. var. flaccidus
GRIN #: 409990 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: broom groundsel
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMESenecio riddellii
STANDARD PLANT NAMESenecio riddellii Torr. & A. Gray
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 11106G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYPoaceae
LATIN NAMESetaria spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMESetaria sp.
GRIN #: 100938 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Caroline horse nettle
STANDARD COMMON NAME: horse nettle
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMESolanum carolinense
STANDARD PLANT NAMESolanum carolinense L.
GRIN #: 101498 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: western horse nettle
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMESolanum dimidiatum
STANDARD PLANT NAMESolanum dimidiatum Raf.
GRIN #: 101313 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bittersweet
STANDARD COMMON NAME: bittersweet
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMESolanum dulcamara
STANDARD PLANT NAMESolanum dulcamara L.
GRIN #: 101507 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: silverleaf nightshade
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMESolanum eleagnifolium
STANDARD PLANT NAMESolanum elaeagnifolium Cav.
GRIN #: 316839 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: black nightshade
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMESolanum ptycanthum
STANDARD PLANT NAMESolanum ptycanthum Dunal
GRIN #: 101426 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: buffalo bur
STANDARD COMMON NAME: prickly nightshade
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMESolanum rostratum
STANDARD PLANT NAMESolanum rostratum Dunal
GRIN #: 35113 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: sudan
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYPoaceae
LATIN NAME
STANDARD PLANT NAMESorghum √ódrummondii (Steud.) Millsp. & Chase
GRIN #: 35119 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Johnson grass
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYPoaceae
LATIN NAME
STANDARD PLANT NAMESorghum halepense (L.) Pers.
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 11900G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: yew
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYTaxaceae
LATIN NAMETaxus spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMETaxus sp.
FDA #: 
GRIN #: NoSource Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Dutchman's breeches
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYRutaceae
LATIN NAMEThamnosma montana
STANDARD PLANT NAMEThamnosma montana Torr. & Frem.
FDA #: 
GRIN #: VAST Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Dutchman's breeches
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYRutaceae
LATIN NAMEThamnosma texana
STANDARD PLANT NAMEThamnosma texana (A. Gray) Torr.
GRIN #: 300618 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: alsike clover
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMETrifolium hybridum
STANDARD PLANT NAMETrifolium hybridum L.
GRIN #: 313989 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Leavenworth vetch
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEVicia leavenworthii
STANDARD PLANT NAMEVicia ludoviciana Nutt. subsp. leavenworthii (Torr. & A. Gray) Lassetter & C. R. Gunn
GRIN #: 300669 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: hairy vetch
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEVicia villosa
STANDARD PLANT NAMEVicia villosa Roth
GRIN #: 42072 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: cocklebur
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEXanthium strumarium
STANDARD PLANT NAMEXanthium strumarium L.
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 13042G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: death camas
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYLiliaceae
LATIN NAMEZigadenus spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEZigadenus sp.
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 66G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: maple
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYSapindaceae
LATIN NAMEAcer spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAcer sp.
GRIN #: 317713 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: white snakeroot
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEEupatorium rugosum
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAgeratina altissima (L.) R. M. King & H. Rob.
GRIN #: 1917 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: corn cockle
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYCaryophyllaceae
LATIN NAMEAgrostemma githago
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAgrostemma githago L.
GRIN #: 409114 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: onion
STANDARD COMMON NAME: onion
FAMILYAlliaceae
LATIN NAMEAllium spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAllium cepa L. var. cepa
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 484G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: careless weed
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAmaranthaceae
LATIN NAMEAmaranthus spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAmaranthus sp.
GRIN #: 2899 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bishop's weed
STANDARD COMMON NAME: bishop's weed
FAMILYApiaceae
LATIN NAMEAmmi majus
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAmmi majus L.
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 576G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: tarweed
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYBoraginaceae
LATIN NAMEAmsinckia spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAmsinckia sp.
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 644G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: andromeda
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEricaceae
LATIN NAME
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAndromeda sp.
FDA #: 
GRIN #: 1031G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: milkweed
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsclepiadaceae
LATIN NAMEAsclepias spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAsclepias sp.
GRIN #: 316575 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: western whorled milkweed
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsclepiadaceae
LATIN NAMEAsclepias subverticillata
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAsclepias subverticillata (A. Gray) Vail
GRIN #: 5726 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEAstragalus bisulcatus
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAstragalus bisulcatus (Hook.) A. Gray
GRIN #: 35092 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: sorghum
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYPoaceae
LATIN NAME
STANDARD PLANT NAMESorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
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