Monday, July 16, 2012

Plants that are Poisonous to Alpacas


Plants that are Poisonous to Alpacas

When I started putting a list together of plants toxic to alpacas, I was amazed that any of our animals are still alive!

While there are a lot of plants on this list, it is not exhaustive.  Please speak with your veterinarian in your area to discuss other potentially toxic plants to alpacas.



AconiteDoll's EyesOxalis
Acorns  DrymaryPacific Poison Oak
African rueDumb canePasque flower
Agave LechuguillaEaster LilliesPhilodendron
AmaryllisEggplantPin Cherry  
Arrow Grass  Elderberry  Podocarpus
Autumn crocus  Elephant earsPoinciana
AvocadoEnglish HollyPoinsettia
AzaleaEnglish IvyPoision Hemlock
BagpodEucalyptusPoison ivy
BaneberryEyebanePoison Oak
BarberryFalse helleborePoison suckleys
Bear grass  FiddleneckPoison sumac
BelladonnaFirecrackerPokeweed
Bellyache-bushFoxglovePoppy
Big sagebrush,FoxtailsPotato plant  
Bird of ParadiseGeraniumPothos
Bitter weedGingko TreePrince's plume
BittersweetGolden chain (shower) treePrivet  
Black laurel GreasewoodPyrocantha 
Black locustGroundselRagwort
Black Snakeroot Gum weedRattlebox
Black WalnutHalogeton glomeratusRattleweed
Bladder podHemlockRayless goldenrod
Bleeding heart  HempRhododendron
BLISTER BEETLESHenbane  Rhubarb
BloodrootHolly berryRock Poppy
Blue CohoshHorse ChestnutRubberweed 
Blue FlagHorsebrushRussian thistle
Box - (Blue-Green Algae)HorsenettleRusty-Leaf
BoxwoodHyacinthRye Grass
Bracken fern  Hydrangea blossom Sand Begonia
BroccoliIndian Hemp Sandberg Bluegrass
Broom CornIndian PokeSandcorn
Broom snakeweedInk weedSenecio
Brussel SproutsInkberrySesbane
BuckeyesIrisSesbania
Buckwheat  Ivy bushSilverling
Buffalo BurrJack-in-the-pulpitSkunk cabbage
Bur sageJequirity beanSnakeberry
Burroweed Jerusalem cherrySneezeweed
Buttercups  JimsonweedSnow-on-the-mountain
Butterfly weed  Johnson GrassSorghum
CabbageJonquilSpathe Flower
Calamondin orange tree  Juniper Spindle Tree
Calla lily  KaleSpurges 
Camas lily  Klamath weed St. Johnswort
Carnation  Labrador TeaStagger Grass
Castor bean  LaburnumStar Lily 
Cat clawLantanaStar of Bethlehem
CelandineLarkspursStinging Nettles
CheatgrassLaurel  String of pearls
CherryLeopard BaneTansy ragwort 
Chinaberry  LilliesThornapple
Chokecherry Lily of the ValleyThornapple  
Christmas cherryLima BeansTobacco Tree 
Christmas roseLobeliaTobacco 
CockleburLocoweedTomato leaves  
CoffeeweedLupineTrumpet Vine 
Corn LilyManchineelTulip
CowbaneMandrakeUREA
CowslipMaple - RedVelvet Grass
Cress  MarijuanaVetch
CrocusMayapple  Violet Seeds 
CrotalariaMescal beanWalnut
Crow poison Mesquite Water hemlock  
CrowfootMilkweedWestern Wheatgrass
Crown of ThornsMistletoeWhite Cohosh
CrucifersMonensinWhite Hellebore
Crucifers MonkshoodWhite Ragweed  
Curlycup Gumweed.Morning glory White snakeroot
Cyclamen Mountain LaurelWild Black Cherry
DaffodilMountain mahoganyWild carrots
DaisyMushroomsWild Cherry
DaphneMustardsWild Cucumber
Deadly Nightshade (Belladonna)  MYCOTOXINS and MOLDSWild Parsnip
Deathcamas  Narcissus Wild Peas
Devils ivyNeedlepoint ivyWild Plums
Devils WeedNightshade (black) berry  Wisteria
Dieffenbachia (Dumb Cane)OakWolfsbane
DockOak Brush (shrub)Yellow Flag
DogbaneOak tree  Yellow Jasmine
Dogtooth LillyOleander  Yellow Jessamine
OnionsYew tree