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FDA Poisonous Plant Database

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The Poisonous Plant database provides access to references in the scientific literature (primarily print literature through about 2007) describing studies and reports of the toxic properties and effects of plants and plant parts.

The information in this database is intended only for scientific exchange. It has not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for publication nor does it have any official status. The information is continually increasing and being modified; it is neither error-free not comprehensive. Information herein is in the public domain. Any copyrighted or privately owned material inadvertently included will be removed as soon as possible.

For information or concerns about the toxicity of plants, contact the local Poison Control Center in your area. A directory of these is available from The American Association of Poison Control Centers (http://www.aapcc.org/)

For poisoning emergency call 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has collapsed or is not breathing, call 911.

Search the FDA Poisonous Plant Database (Data updated May 2008)

    Enter a term or exact phrase (e.g., a plant name). All records containing the text will be displayed.
  • Use of common terms such as "poison" or "plant" will generate a large number of returns.
  • Searching on plant names will probably generate the most useful search results.
  • The details link provides a listing of all other plants cited in that particular reference, as well as the full text for abstracts.
  • Contact Fred Fry at frederick.fry@fda.hhs.gov to report problems or errors.

(search is not case-sensitive)

about 84 records meeting your search criteria returned for "Hordeum vulgare subsp. vulgare "
AUTHOR(S): Bessey, C. E.
TITLE:  Preliminary account of the plants of Nebraska which are reported to be poisonous or suspected of being so.
YEAR: 1902 CITATION: Nebraska Agric Bd Annu Rep, 1901 95-129 [English]
FDA #: F22762     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Cheeke, P. R.
TITLE:  Perspectives on human health concerns arising from natural toxicants in feeds and poisonous plants.
YEAR: 1990 CITATION: Vet Hum Toxicol, 32(Suppl), 71-75 [English]
FDA #: F06437
ABSTRACT: summary: My opinion is that the possible occurrence of plant toxicants in animal products is an area of legitimate concern, and in several instances, further research to fully evaluate this potential is needed. At the same time, the potential hazar ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Chung, K. T.; Wong, T. Y.; Wei, C. I.; Huang, Y. W.; Lin, Y.
TITLE:  Tannins and human health: A review.
YEAR: 1998 CITATION: CRC Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr, 38(6), 421-464 [English]
FDA #: F24143     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Forsyth, A. A.
TITLE:  British poisonous plants, 2nd ed.
YEAR: 1979 CITATION: Ministry Agric Fish Food Bull, #161 131 pp [English]
FDA #: FB0068     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Goodrich, S.
TITLE:  Vascular plants of the Desert Experimental Range, Millard County, Utah.
YEAR: 1986 CITATION: U S Dep Agric Forest Serv Genl Tech Rep, #INT-209 - [English]
FDA #: NA     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Gress, E. M.
TITLE:  Poisonous plants of Pennsylvania.
YEAR: 1935 CITATION: Pennsylvania Dep Agric Gen Bull, 18 #531(5), 52 pp [English]
FDA #: F04975     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Manteiga, R.; Park, D. L.; Ali, S. S.
TITLE:  Risks associated with consumption of herbal teas.
YEAR: 1997 CITATION: Rev Environ Contam Toxicol, 150 1-30 [English]
FDA #: F24769     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Pammel, L. H.; Fogel, E. D.
TITLE:  A catalogue of the poisonous plants of Iowa.
YEAR: 1907 CITATION: Iowa Acad Sci, 14 147-176 [English]
FDA #: F06349     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Scott, H. G.
TITLE:  Poisonous plants and animals.
YEAR: 1969 CITATION: Riemann H (ed) Food borne infections and intoxications. Academic Press. New York, -(Chap 13), 543-604 [English]
FDA #: F04463     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Tehon, L. R.
TITLE:  The drug plants of Illinois.
YEAR: 1951 CITATION: Illinois Natural History Survey Circ, #44 1-121 [English]
FDA #: FB0125     See Details

This sublist was generated on 11/19/2017