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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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  • The details link provides a listing of all other plants cited in that particular reference, as well as the full text for abstracts.
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about 10 records meeting your search criteria returned for "Triglochin maritima "
AUTHOR(S): Anonymous
TITLE:  Arrow grass (Triglochin maritima) injurious to cattle.
YEAR: 1929 CITATION: North Am Vet, 10 31 [English]
FDA #: F22560
ABSTRACT: Complete article; In this country arrow grass, known also as goose grass and sour grass, was first observed in salt marshes near the coast, but is also found in salty or alkaline spots near streams and lakes in the interior. This plant is the subjec ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Anonymous
TITLE:  Range livestock losses from poisonous plants.
YEAR: 1934 CITATION: Arizona Agric Exp Sta Annu Rep, 45 44-45 [English]
FDA #: F19374
ABSTRACT: Complete Article: At the conclusion of the report on this project as given in last year¿s Annual Report, the statement was made. ¿Further substantiation of the evidence that the losses are cyanide cases, and that one or more of the cyanide conta ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Anonymous
TITLE:  Reducing livestock losses from arrowgrass poisoning in the western states.
YEAR: 1958 CITATION: U S Dep Agric Pamphlet, PA-315 3 pp [English]
FDA #: F05187
ABSTRACT: Article: The species of arrowgrass that most commonly poison livestock are Triglochin maritima and triglochin palustris. They are perennial plants, and are widely distributed in marsh areas through the United States. As long as the ground is moist ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Beath, O. A.; Draize, J. H.; Eppson, H. F.
TITLE:  Arrow grass, chemical and physiological considerations.
YEAR: 1933 CITATION: Wyoming Agric Exp Sta Bull, #193 1-36 [English]
FDA #: F04996
ABSTRACT: 1. Hydrocyanic acid is the active poisonous principle of arrow grass. It occurs in the leaves mainly. 2. Poisoning of livestock, sheep and cattle principally, may occur at any time during the period of the active growth of the plant. 3. The drying of ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Clawson, A. B.; Moran, E. A.
TITLE:  Toxicity of arrowgrass for sheep and remedial treatment.
YEAR: 1937 CITATION: U S Dep Agric Tech Bull, #580 1-16 [English]
FDA #: F05231
ABSTRACT: Arrowgrass collected in Utah from 1934 to 1936 was fed experimentally to healthy sheep at the Bureau of Animal Industry field station at Salina* Utah. In collecting these plants it was found that arrowgrass which has become established may remain he ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Fleming, C. E.; Peterson, N. F.; Miller, M. R.; Wright, L. H.; Louck, R. C.
TITLE:  Arrow-grass, a new stock-poisoning plant (Triglochin maritima).
YEAR: 1920 CITATION: Nevada Agric Exp Sta Bull, #98 1-22 [English]
FDA #: F04846
ABSTRACT: 1. The poison parsnip or water hemlock is a poisonous weed commonly found along ditch banks and in wet pasture lands throughout the larger part of Nevada. 2. The leaves look somewhat like those of celery or the common parsnip. They are dark-green an ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Fleming, C. E.; Miller, M. R.; Vawter, L. R.; Young, A.
TITLE:  Poisonous range plants.
YEAR: 1931 CITATION: Nevada Agric Exp Sta Annu Rep, 1930 12-13 [English]
FDA #: F04851
ABSTRACT: Complete article: 1. Solidago spectabilis. The Western Goldenrod. Feeding tests with sheep and cattle confirmed conclusion drawn from similar tests in previous years. They showed that the active poisonous principle is not present in the leave ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Fleming, C. E.; Miller, M. R.; Vawter, L. R.; Young, A.
TITLE:  Poisonous plants.
YEAR: 1934 CITATION: Nevada Agric Exp Sta Annu Rep, 1933 10-13 [English]
FDA #: F19392
ABSTRACT: NO ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Majak, W.; McDiarmid, R. E.; Hall, J. W.; VanRyswyk, A. L.
TITLE:  Seasonal variation in the cyanide potential of arrowgrass (Triglochin maritima).
YEAR: 1980 CITATION: Can J Plant Sci, 60(4), 1235-1241 [English]
FDA #: F11817     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Marsh, C. D.; Clawson, A. B.; Roe, G. C.
TITLE:  Arrow grass (Triglochin maritima) as a stock-poisoning plant.
YEAR: 1929 CITATION: U S Dep Agric Tech Bull, #113 1-14 [English]
FDA #: F06134
ABSTRACT: Summary: Arrow grass, Triglochin maritima, is a widely distributed plant, growing in alkaline places in Europe, Asia, northern Africa, and North America, which has toxic properties caused by the production of hydrocyanic acid. The plant has b ...     See Details

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