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poisonous plants

Herbal medicine
A general term for any plant capable evoking a toxic and/or fatal reaction.

Poisonous plants
American mistletoe (Phoradendron flavescens)
American yew (Taxus canadensis)
Arnica (Arnica montana)
Autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale)
Belladonna (Atropa belladonna)
Bird’s foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)
Bittersweet nightshade (Solanum dulcamara)
Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
Black nightshade (Solanum americanum)
Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
Blue flag (Iris versicolor)
Broom (Cytisus scoparius)
Calabar bean (Physostigma venenosum)
Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora)
Castor oil plant (Ricinus communis)
Celandine (Chelidonium majus)
Chinese lantern (Physalis alkagengi)
Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)
Comfrey (Symphytum officinale)
Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum)
Daffodil (Narcissus pseudonarcissus)
Death camas (Zigadenus elegans)
Desert plume (Stanleya pinnata)
Ergot (Claviceps purpurea)
Figwort (Scrophularia nodosa)
Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)
Gelsimium (Gelsimium sempervirens)
Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis)
Green false hellebore (Viratrum viride)
Hedge mustard (Sisymbrium officinale)
Hellebore (Veratrum viride)
Hemp dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum)
Henbane (Hyoscyamus niger)
Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)
Ignatia (Ignatia amara)
Indian pink (Spigelia marilandica)
Indian tobacco (Lobelia inflata)
Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium)
Larkspur (Delphinium ajacis)
Lily-of-the-valley (Convallaria majalis)
Lobelia (Lobelia inflata)
Mandrake (Podophyllum peltatum)
Marsh marigold (Caltha palustris)
Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum)
Mayflower (Epigaea repens)
Meadow saffron (Colchicum autumnale)
Monkshood (Aconitum uncinatum)
Moonseed (Menispermum canadense)
Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
Poison nut (Nux vomica)
Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum)
Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana)
Rauvolfia (Rauvolfia serpentina)
Red baneberry (Actaea rubra)
Rosebay rhododendron (Rhododendron maximum)
Rue (Ruta graveolens)
Spurge (Euphorbia species)
Squill (Unginea scilla)
Tall buttercup (Ranunculus acris)
Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum)
Tonka beans (Dipteryx odorata)
Virgin’s bower (Clematis virginiana)
Wallflower (Cheiranthus cheiri)
White bryony (Bryonia alba)
White false hellebore (Veratrum album)
White snakeroot (Eupatorium rugosum)
Wild cherry (Prunus virginiana)
Wild liquorice (Glycyrrhiza lepidota)
Winter cress (Barbarea vulgaris)
Wormseed (Chenopodium ambrosioides)
Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium)
Yellow jessamine (Gelsimium sempervirens)

poisonous plants

Plants containing a poisonous substance that may be fatal if ingested, including azalea, castor bean, chinaberry, European bittersweet, wild or black cherry, oleander, berries of holly and mistletoe, dieffenbachia, horse chestnuts, poison hemlock, laurel, death cup, black nightshade or deadly nightshade, rhododendron, choke cherry, Japanese yew, unripe fruit of akee, cassava roots, betel nut, seeds and pods of bird-of-paradise, belladonna, angels trumpet, fava bean (if eaten by a person with glucose-6-phosphate deficiency), foxglove, bulb of hyacinth, Indian tobacco, iris root, poinsettia, pokeroot, apricot kernels, apple seeds, green tubers and new sprouts of potatoes, privet, rhubarb leaves, wild tomatoes, skunk cabbage, and jimsonweed; and plants containing irritating substances, such as poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac.
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Wild parsnips are excellent food, however, there are extremely poisonous plants that resemble the wild parsnip very closely and unless a person is very certain that they know the difference, I would not eat any.
Food and Drug Administration poisonous plants database, which can be found at: www.cfsan.fda.gov/~djw/plantox.html.