Buxus sempervirens

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Buxus sempervirens

an ornamental and hedge shrub in the family Buxaceae; causes severe pain, dysentery, convulsions and death from asphyxia in horses. Pigs and cattle develop hemorrhagic enteritis. Called also box.
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