Laburnum anagyroides


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Laburnum anagyroides

plant member of the legume family Fabaceae; popular but very poisonous tree; the pods and seeds contain the quinolizidine alkaloid cytisine, which causes incoordination, excitement, sweating, convulsions and death. Vomiting also occurs in dogs. Called also laburnum, Cytisus laburnum, golden chain, golden rain.