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Conservation through cultivation

Most common plants involved in poisonings




The most common cause of poison by plant is misidentification of the plant. Learn about your plants.

Ilex sp. ( Holly )
Phytolacca americana ( Pokeweed )
Epipremnum aureum ( Poison Ivy )
Rhododendron sp. ( Azalea and Rhododendron )
Taxus sp. ( Yew )
Eucalyptus sp. ( Eucalyptus )
Pyracantha sp. ( Pyracantha )
Hedera helix
Solanum dulcamara
Philodendron ( Philodendron )
Capsicum annuum ( pepper )
Dieffenbachia ( dumb cane )
Euphorbia pulcherrima ( Poinsettia )
Spathiphyllum ( Peace lily )
Crassula ( Jade )
Toxicodendron radicans ( Pothos aka Devil’s Ivy )
Schefflera actinophylia ( Umbrella tree )
Saintpaulia sp. ( African violet )
Chlorophytum comosum ( Spider Plant )
Schlumbergera bridgesii ( Christmas Cactus )
Hedera helix ( English Ivy )

See also:
Toxic Tales, Poison Information and Toxicology Facts
Texas Toxic Plants
South Texas Poison Plants
Texas Poison Center Network Poisonous plants