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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 15 records meeting your search criteria returned for "Cynodon dactylon "
AUTHOR(S): Atwood, M. B.
TITLE:  A paralysis of cows of unknown etiology ("Downer cows," "Bermuda grass poisoning").
YEAR: 1953 CITATION: Georgia Vet, 5(1), 11-12 [English]
FDA #: F06474
ABSTRACT: NO ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Coffey, K. P.; Moyer, J. L.; Lomas, L. W.; Smith, J. E.; LaRue, D. C.; Brazle, F. K.
TITLE:  Implant and copper oxide needles for steers grazing Acremonium coenophialum-infected tall fescue pastures: effects on grazing and subsequent feedlot performance and serum constituents.
YEAR: 1992 CITATION: J Anim Sci, 70 3203-3214 FDA #: NA
ABSTRACT: Two experiments were conducted to compare the effects of a progesterone-estradiol implant (PEI) with no implant (NI) and 20 g of copper oxide needles (CuON) with no CuON on grazing, subsequent feedlot performance, and selected serum constituents of s ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Fichte, B. E.
TITLE:  Bermuda grass tremors.
YEAR: 1972 CITATION: Farm Q, 27(3), 62-63 [English]
FDA #: F06037     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Gibbons, W. J.
TITLE:  "Downer" or "Bermuda grass poisoning".
YEAR: 1953 CITATION: North Am Vet, 34 433-434 [English]
FDA #: F19652     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Kidder, R. W.; Beardsley, D. W.; Erwin, T. C.
TITLE:  Photosensitis control is now possible Everglades Experiment Station says.
YEAR: 1950 CITATION: Florida Cattleman, 14(8), 68-70 [English]
FDA #: F22071     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Kidder, R. W.; Beardsley, D. W.; Erwin, T. C.
TITLE:  Photosensitization in cattle grazing Bermuda grass.
YEAR: 1951 CITATION: Proc Assoc Southern Agric Workers, 48 80 [English]
FDA #: F08782     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Kidder, R. W.; Beardsley, D. W.; Erwin, T. C.
TITLE:  Photosensitization in cattle grazing frosted common Bermudagrass.
YEAR: 1961 CITATION: Florida Agric Exp Sta Bull, #630 3-21 [English]
FDA #: F08752
ABSTRACT: Occurrence of photosensitization in South Florida followed periods when bermudagrass had been frosted. Several molds appeared on the dead grass in 3 to 5 weeks after a frost. The most prominent of these molds has been identified as Periconia minutiss ...     See Details

AUTHOR(S): Kwaasi, A. A. A.; Harfi, H. A.; Parhar, R. S.; Saleh, S.; Collison, K. S.; Panzani, R. C.; Al-Sedairy, S. T.; Al-Mohanna, F. A.
TITLE:  Cross-reactivities between date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) polypeptides and foods implicated in the oral allergy syndrome.
YEAR: 2002 CITATION: Allergy, 57(6), 508-518 [English]
ABSTRACT: Date fruit and pollen antigens share a number of cross-reactive epitopes. Date pollen has been shown to cross-react with antigens from Artemisia, cultivated rye (Secale cereale), Timothy grass (Phleum pratense), Sydney golden wattle (Acacia longifoli ...
PubMED ID #: 12028116 Exit Disclaimer     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Moss, M. O.
TITLE:  Toxicity associated with frost-killed Bermuda grass - a preliminary laboratory study.
YEAR: 1966 CITATION: Int Biodeterioration Bull (Tropical Products Inst. London), 2(1), 5-6 [English]
FDA #: F25701     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Riet Alvariza, F.; Riet Correa, F.; Corbo, M.; Meny, H.; Sallua, S.; McCosker, P.
TITLE:  Nervous syndrome in cattle fed Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon).
YEAR: 1977 CITATION: Veterinaria (Uruguay), 13(64), 89-95 [Spanish]
FDA #: NA     See Details

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