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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 101 records meeting your search criteria returned for "Toxicodendron radicans subsp. radicans "
AUTHOR(S): Anonymous
TITLE:  Toxicodendron recognition guide.
YEAR: 1985 CITATION: Syntex, - - [English]
FDA #: F23757     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Gillis, W. T.
TITLE:  Poison ivy and its kin.
YEAR: 1975 CITATION: Arnoldia, 35(2), 93-123 [English]
FDA #: F10692     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Guin, J. D.; Beaman, J. H.
TITLE:  Toxicodendrons and toxicodendron dermatitis.
YEAR: 1981 CITATION: Contin Edu Family Physician, 14(6), 23-32 [English]
FDA #: F20933     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Guin, J. D.; Beaman, J. H.
TITLE:  Toxicodendrons of the United States.
YEAR: 1986 CITATION: Clin Dermatol, 4(2), 137-148 [English]
FDA #: F19076     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Guin, J. D.; Reynolds, R.
TITLE:  Jewelweed treatment of poison ivy dermatitis.
YEAR: 1980 CITATION: Contact Dermatitis, 6(4), 287-288 [English]
FDA #: F15389     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Guin, J. D.; Gillis, W. T.; Beaman, J. H.
TITLE:  Recognizing the Toxicodendrons (poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac).
YEAR: 1981 CITATION: J Am Acad Dermatol, 4(1), 99-114 [English]
FDA #: F07992
ABSTRACT: Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are now classified in the genus Toxicodendron which is readily distinguished from Rhus. In the United States, there are two species of poison oak, Toxicodendron diversilobum (western poison oak) and Toxicodend ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Hall, F. W.
TITLE:  Be Careful in Florida: Know These Poisonous Snakes, Insects, Plants.
YEAR: 1957 CITATION: Publ by author. Neptune Beach, Florida, - 28 pp [English]
FDA #: F21520     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Hurwitz, R. M.; Rivera, H. P.; Guin, J. D.
TITLE:  Black-spot poison ivy dermatitis. An acute irritant contact dermatitis superimposed upon an allergic contact dermatitis.
YEAR: 1984 CITATION: Am J Dermatopathol, 6(4), 319-322 [English]
FDA #: F09732
ABSTRACT: A black spot in the epidermis over a blister of poison ivy dermatitis is an uncommon finding. Four patients with the phenomenon are described. Histologic and biochemical studies were made on biopsy material and the blackish deposit on the skin surfa ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Lampe, K. F.
TITLE:  Dermatitis-producing Anacardiaceae of the Caribbean area.
YEAR: 1986 CITATION: Clin Dermatol, 4(2), 171-182 [English]
FDA #: F11891     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Lawrence, R. A.
TITLE:  Poisonous plants: When they are a threat to children.
YEAR: 1997 CITATION: Pediatr Rev, 18(5), 162-168 [English]
FDA #: F22750
ABSTRACT: Plant toxic to humans abound in home and yard as well as open fields and woods. Only experienced botanists and serious students of edible vegetation can distinguish safely what is edible, inedible, or simply toxic. Parents should be instructed to pro ...     See Details

This sublist was generated on 10/17/2017