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Shrubs Azalea (Rhododendron spp.) Boxwood (Buxus spp.) Bush cinquefoil (Potentilla fruticosa) Butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii) Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster spp.) Japanese maple (Acer palmatum) Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia) Rhododendron (Rhododendron spp.) Do rabbits eat small shrubs? These herbivores will spend much of their time eating grasses and other herbs but they willRead More →

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Most snake bites can cause pain and swelling around the bite. Those that are venomous may also cause fever, a headache, convulsions, and numbness. However, these symptoms can also occur due to intense fear following the bite. Bites can cause an allergic reaction in some people, which may include anaphylaxis.Read More →

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You are quite right to be concerned about Laburnum as all parts of the plant are poisonous and children should be warned never to touch the black seeds contained within the pods as they contain an alkaloid poison. … However, as the seeds have a bitter taste, they are appealingRead More →

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Lady’s Thumb Medicinal Uses The potential antibacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory properties of the leaves and flowers make it excellent to use topically. This wild edible and medicinal plant has been used to treat a vast array of ailments and injuries, often in poultice form. What is persicaria used for? NativeRead More →

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Are Maple Seeds Edible? The helicopters, also called whirligigs, but technically known as samaras, are the outer covering that must be removed when eating seeds from maple trees. The seed pods under the covering are edible. When can you eat maple seeds? As far as when to harvest maple seeds,Read More →

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Some species of the plant contain scopolamine and hyoscyamine, which have been deemed by scientists not to be safe for humans. Wash your hands after you touch any part of the moonflower, including its seeds. Is Moon flower poisonous to dogs? Also known as Datura or Moonflower, this often fantasticRead More →

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Shooting star found in tuberous rhizomes cause GI irritation, thereby increasing systemic absorption and severe toxicity. Anorexia, diarrhea, convulsions, and paralysis are observed clinical signs. Pets have greater access to these plants over winter months (both pets and plants are indoors). Are celosia plants poisonous to dogs? Celosia is anRead More →

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What do we know about this sea slug? … Some sea slugs are toxic, but this sea slug has not previously been known to contain this particular toxin. Sea slugs naturally produce toxins to deter predators, such as fish, from eating them because they are vulnerable, being soft-bodied and slow-moving.Read More →

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In time, the trees produce the round fruit. These large fruits take six months to ripen. Calabash tree facts make clear that the fruits are not edible to humans but they are used for a variety of ornamental purposes. … The black calabash fruits, however, are edible. What is calabashRead More →

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The short answer is no, dogs can’t safely eat plums. While the ripe flesh of a plum is not toxic to dogs, both the pit and the rest of the plum plant contain a lot of toxins, including cyanide. Why are Mirabelle plums banned? Mirabelle plums are a small, sweetRead More →