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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.
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  • 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 21 records meeting your search criteria returned for "Phalaris arundinacea "
AUTHOR(S): Audette, R. C. S.; Vijayanagar, H. M.; Bolan, J.; Clark, K. W.
TITLE:  Phytochemical investigation of Manitoba plants. I. A new indole alkaloid and associate alkaloids from Phalaris arundinacea.
YEAR: 1970 CITATION: Can J Chem, 48 149-155 [English]
FDA #: F21128     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Barker, R. E.; Hovin, A. W.
TITLE:  Inheritance of indole alkaloids in seed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea L.). I. Heritability estimates for alkaloid concentration.
YEAR: 1974 CITATION: Crop Sci, 14 50-53 [English]
FDA #: F21767     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Bergeron, J. M.; Jodoin, L.
TITLE:  Fiabilité des mesures de poids et d'examens histopathologiques dans les études d'intoxication du campagnol des champs (Microtus pennsylvanicus).
YEAR: 1985 CITATION: Can J Zool, 63(4), 804-810 [French]
FDA #: F25760
ABSTRACT: The values of body weight and internal organ weights as indices of the antinutritive properties of certain plants in the diet of meadow voles (M. pennsylvanicus) was determined by comparing these measures to results obtained by histological sections ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Clark, K. W.
TITLE:  Alkaloids in grasses. Their significance in animal production.
YEAR: 1973 CITATION: Forage Notes, 18 21-25 [English]
FDA #: F22076     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Coulman, B. E.; Woods, D. L.; Clark, K. W.
TITLE:  Distribution within the plant, variation with maturity and, heritability of gramine and hordenine in reed canary grass.
YEAR: 1977 CITATION: Can J Plant Sci, 57 771-777 [English]
FDA #: F08277     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Culvenor, C. C. J.; DalBon, R.; Smith, L. W.
TITLE:  The occurrence of indolealkylamine alkaloids in Phalaris tuberosa L. and P. arundinacea L.
YEAR: 1964 CITATION: Aust J Chem, 17 1301-1304 [English]
FDA #: F07756     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Frelich, J. R.; Marten, G. C.
TITLE:  Quick test for reed canarygrass (Phalaris arundinacea) alkaloid concentration.
YEAR: 1973 CITATION: Crop Sci, 13(Sep-Oct), 548-551 [English]
FDA #: F21766     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Frelich, J. R.
TITLE:  Effect of environmental factors on indole alkaloids in reed canarygrass, (Phalaris arundinacea L.)
YEAR: 1973 CITATION: Diss Abstr Int B, 33 4618-4619 [English]
FDA #: F10701     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Kalac, P.; Kroupa, M.
TITLE:  [Alkaloids of forage grasses.]
YEAR: 1986 CITATION: Agrochemia, 26(1), 20-23 [Czech]
FDA #: F21479
ABSTRACT: The alkaloids present in Lolium perenne, L. multiflorum, Festuca arundinacea, F. pratensis, L. multiflorum X F. arundinacea, Phalaris arundinacea and fodder barley and oats are listed: use of these plants as monodiets for feeding ruminants was not re ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Majak, W.; Bose, R. J.
TITLE:  Further characterization and quantitative determination of 5-methoxy-N-methyltryptamine in Phalaris arundinacea.
YEAR: 1977 CITATION: Phytochemistry, 16 749-752 [English]
FDA #: F11816     See Details

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