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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.

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about 6 records meeting your search criteria returned for "Amelanchier alnifolia "
AUTHOR(S): Brooke, B. M.; McDiarmid, R. E.; Majak, W.
TITLE:  The cyanide potential in two varieties of Amelanchier alnifolia.
YEAR: 1988 CITATION: Can J Plant Sci, 68(2), 543-547 [English]
FDA #: F22238
ABSTRACT: Average concentrations of the cyanogenic glycoside prunasin were > 3-fold higher in young leaves of A. alnifolia var. cusickii compared with A. alnifola var. alnifolia (6.45 vs. 1.88% DM). The results indicate the potential toxicity of A. alnifolia t ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Majak, W.; Bose, R. J.; Quinton, D. A.
TITLE:  Prunasin, the cyanogenic glycoside in Amelanchier alnifolia.
YEAR: 1978 CITATION: Phytochemistry, 17(4), 803 [English]
FDA #: F17353     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Majak, W.; Udenberg, T.; Clark, L. J.; McLean, A.
TITLE:  Toxicity of Saskatoon serviceberry to cattle.
YEAR: 1980 CITATION: Can Vet J, 21(3), 74-76 [English]
FDA #: F08987     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Majak, W.; Quinton, D. A.; Broersma, K.
TITLE:  Cyanogenic glycoside levels in Saskatoon serviceberry [Amelanchier alnifolia].
YEAR: 1980 CITATION: J Range Manag, 33(3), 197-199 [English]
FDA #: F23130     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Majak, W.; McDiarmid, R. E.; Hall, J. W.
TITLE:  The cyanide potential of Saskatoon serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia) and chokecherry (Prunus virginiana).
YEAR: 1981 CITATION: Can J Anim Sci, 61(Sep), 681-686 [English]
FDA #: F10721     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Quinton, D. A.
TITLE:  Saskatoon serviceberry toxic to deer.
YEAR: 1985 CITATION: J Wildl Manage, 49(2), 362-364 [English]
FDA #: F22780
ABSTRACT: In feeding trials with three mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) between 1 January and 30 March, Saskatoon serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia) twigs collected during December and stored frozen replaced Douglas- fir needles in the ration on 14 March and ...     See Details

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