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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 84 records meeting your search criteria returned for "Hordeum vulgare subsp. vulgare "
AUTHOR(S): Hintz, H. F.
TITLE:  Hordenine.
YEAR: 1988 CITATION: Equine Pract, 10(2), 17 [English]
FDA #: F22087
ABSTRACT:  Hordenine (p hydroxyphenylethyl dimethylamine) is an alkaloid that has actions similar to that of epinephrine. It stimulates the heart, constricts vessels and relaxes constricted bronchioles.1 Hordenine is of concern to veterinarians and horse owne ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Jaffe, W. G.
TITLE:  Toxic proteins and peptides.
YEAR: 1973 CITATION: NAS/NRC Toxicants Occurring Naturally in Foods, 2nd ed., -(Chap 5), 106-129 [English]
FDA #: F10276     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Nikolka, J.; Kirsi, M.
TITLE:  Differences between endospermal and embryonal trypsin inhibitors in barley, wheat, and rye.
YEAR: 1972 CITATION: Acta Chem Scand, 26(2), 787-795 [English]
FDA #: F05054     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Odani, S.; Koide, T.; Ono, T.; Ohnishi, K.
TITLE:  Structural relationship between barley (Hordeum vulgare) trypsin inhibitor and castor-bean (Ricinus communis) storage protein.
YEAR: 1983 CITATION: Biochem J, 213(2), 543-545 [English]
FDA #: F12043
ABSTRACT: A significant sequence homology was found between barley (Hordeum vulgare) trypsin inhibitor and castor-bean (Ricinus communis) seed glutamine-rich storage protein. This appears to suggest a divergent evolution of the two different classes of seed pr ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Rowe, L. D.
TITLE:  Photosensitization problems in livestock.
YEAR: 1989 CITATION: Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract, 5(2), 301-323 [English]
FDA #: F22490
ABSTRACT: Photosensitization is a sunburn-like condition caused by the presence of certain photoactive compounds in the skin when it is exposed to the appropriate wavelength of light. Most photoactive compounds (phototoxic agents) that cause PS in livestock ar ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Ruhr, L. P.; Osweiler, G. D.
TITLE:  Nitrate accumulators.
YEAR: 1981 CITATION: Howard JL (ed) Current vet therapy - food animal practice., - 433-437 [English]
FDA #: F24864     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Stirpe, F.; Barbieri, L.
TITLE:  Ribosome-inactivating proteins up to date.
YEAR: 1986 CITATION: FEBS Lett, 195 1-8 [English]
FDA #: F10561     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Thorp, F. Jr
TITLE:  Further observations on oat hay poisoning.
YEAR: 1938 CITATION: J Am Vet Med Assoc, 92 159-170 [English]
FDA #: F05957
ABSTRACT: Serious losses among cattle after the feeding of oat hay, weedy barley hay and wheat straw are described. In all cases but two the hay was fed when damp. Symptoms observed in the cattle are suggestive of hydrocyanic acid poisoning, but in only two in ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Trautwein, K.; Breisgau, F. I.
TITLE:  [Health disorders in cattle due to harmful substances in feedstuffs and environment.]
YEAR: 1966 CITATION: Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd, 108(11), 598-612 [German]
FDA #: F23372     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Underwood, W. J.
TITLE:  Rumen lactic acidosis. 1. Epidemiology and pathophysiology.
YEAR: 1992 CITATION: Compend Cont Educ Pract Vet, 14(8), 1127-1133 [English]
FDA #: F25277     See Details

This sublist was generated on 11/18/2017