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Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.

John Merriam Kingsbury

Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs .
Written in English


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Scanned in : frequently forced to eat poisonous plants which would otherwise be left untouched.” (Ref. 1, pp. ) “Potentially deadly plants grow everywhere--in the garden, in the home, in the woods and along the roadside (In the United States and Canada there are) more than plants known to File Size: 39KB.

Poisonous Plants of the United States and Canada. John M. Kingsbury. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., xiv + pp. Illus. $13Cited by: 1. Nature and classification of poisonous plants. The natural groups or families of plants.

The chemical nature and properties of the toxic principle. The physiological action of the toxic principle. The conditions under which poisoning is produced. Plants poisonous or injurious under special conditions. Plants causing dermatitis. Plants causing photosensitization.

"[Plants That Kill] will appeal to everyone interested in plants, from the amateur gardener to the professional botanist."—Barbara Paul Robinson, Wall Street Journal "Elizabeth Dauncey and Sonny Larsson have provided the world with a book that is detailed and comprehensive in the information it supplies while, at the same time, is a model of simplicity in its outlay and in allowing the.

POISONOUS PLANTS Plants basically poison on contact, ingestion, or by absorption or inhalation. They cause painful skin irritations upon contact, they cause internal poisoning when eaten, and they poison through skin absorption or inhalation in respiratory system.

Many. The Poisonous Plant Database provides access to references in the scientific literature (primarily print literature through about ) describing studies and reports of the toxic properties and. A partial update of Poisonous Plants and Animals (TB ), this guide is intended for those who wish to review published materials on poisonous plants in the collections of the Library of Congress.

Not meant to be a comprehensive bibliography, this guide is designed--as the name of the series implies--to put the reader "on target.". Book; Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Publisher information; Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall Inc; Language of Text; English; Language of Summary; Geographical Location; Canada, USA; Organism descriptor(s) plants; Descriptor(s) poisonous plants; Identifier; toxic plants; United States of America; Broad.

A Guide To The Poisonous Plants And Weed Seeds Of Canada And The Northern United States | by Robert Boyd Thomson, H. Sifton The primary reason for this publication is the long-felt need of a text-book to accompany the course on poisonous plants which is.

Entire plants may be poisonous, or the toxicity may be confined only to roots, vegetative parts, berries, or seeds. (Government of Canada) Common Poisonous Plants and Plant Parts (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension) Poisonous Plants of the Southern United States. Poisonous plants cause significant economic losses to the livestock industry throughout the world from death losses, abortions, birth defects, increased veterinary care, and other related factors.

This work discusses beverage plants, vegetable substitutes for soap, medicinal plants, and those that can be used as fibers, dyes, smoking material, adhesives, and candles.

A final chapter describes a variety of poisonous plants. "Secure a copy of this very enlightening book. In fact, if you travel, it should be a constant companion." — St. Based on data, it was determined that poisonous plants cause losses of more than $ million annually to the livestock industry in the 17 western states of the United States (Nielsen et al.,Nielsen and James, ).

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Full text of "A guide to the poisonous plants and weed seeds of Canada and the northern United States" See other formats. "There is a brief introduction on the epidemiology of plant poisoning, general principles for the management of intoxications, and botanical nomenclature.

Section I discusses native or cultivated plants of the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean that produce systemic intoxications in man. When dried, the poisonous effect is reduced.

The most common species is C. maculata; one of the species found in the Western United States, C. douglasii, often found in pastures and swamps, has especially thick stems and very large and sturdy flowers which are sometimes harvested for flower displays.

This is inadvisable as the sap is also toxic. Like many others, this plant is an invasive species brought to the United States as an ornamental garden plant. It can be found throughout the United States along fence lines, in irrigation ditches and in other moist places.

It is acutely toxic to both animals and. Description. This section is from the book "A Guide To The Poisonous Plants And Weed Seeds Of Canada And The Northern United States", by Robert Boyd Thomson, H.

available from Amazon: A guide to the poisonous plants and weed seeds of Canada and the northern United States. Poisonous Plants And Weed Seeds Glossary. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada: John M Kingsbury: Books - (4). Here is a list of POISONOUS PLANTS throughout the UNITED STATES for those open minded people who do not really believe that all herbs are for human or even animal consumption, and can comprehend the fact that many herbs are poisonous.

I'm not going to go into the description of these plants, you can usually get a good colored picture with descriptions from other books and online.

This is an invaluable guide to some of the more common plants that can be foraged in North America (mostly United States-centric, some Canada). The plants are divided by season, and each plate has colored pictures, along with indispensable information about how /5.

A guide to the poisonous plants and weed seeds of Canada and the northern United States / By. Thomson, R. (Robert Boyd), Sifton, H. Type. Book Material. Published material.

Publication info. Toronto:University of Toronto Press, Notes: Includes index. SubjectsCited by: 2. The book covers species, including all the native and naturalized trees of the eastern United States and Canada as far west as the Great Plains, with mention of those species found only in tropical and subtropical Florida and northernmost Canada.

Poisoning of livestock is relatively uncommon in the United States. Many times, animals will ignore toxic plants in the pasture until there is stress of some kind, either to the pasture or the animal, and feed becomes scarce.

To reduce poisoning risks: Learn poisonous plants in your area and take steps to eliminate them from pastures and fields. Guide to Poisonous Plants & Weed Seeds, Canada & United States c pages. Hand-Book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous c pages, illustrated. Inorganic Plant Poisons and Stimulants c pages.

Lupines as Poisonous Plants c 60 pages. Medicinal Herbs & Poisonous Plants c Rating: % positive. A guide to the poisonous plants and weed seeds of Canada and the northern United States, By. Thomson, Robert Boyd, Sifton, Harold Boyd, joint author.

Type. Book. Material. Published material. Publication info. Other toxic plants Cocklebur (Xanthium strumarium) is an annual plant that grows in lakebeds, river bottoms, and in disturbed and flooded areas of fields, pastures, and roadways. Poisoning occurs primarily in cattle, sheep, horses, and swine when the plant is eaten in the cotyledon stage (seedling).

Central Ontario (Canada) Southern Quebec (Canada) Central Quebec (Canada) New York (United States) Maine (United States) Pennsylvania (United States) Many of the listed wild edibles can be found all over the world. Generally speaking this site lists edible plants in central and eastern Canada as well as the north-eastern United States.

Mabberley's Plant-book is internationally accepted as an essential reference text for anyone studying, growing or writing about plants.

With s entries, this comprehensive dictionary provides information on every family and genus of seed-bearing plant (including conifers), plus ferns and clubmosses, besides economically important mosses and by: Elizabeth A.

Dauncey is a freelance plant toxicologist. She is the coauthor of Plants That Kill: A Natural History of the World’s Most Poisonous Plants (Princeton) and the author of Poisonous Plants: A Guide for Parents and Childcare e-Jayne R.

Howes is a pharmacist and chartered chemist. She leads research in phytochemistry and pharmacognosy at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Guide to Toxic Plants in Forages ~7~ Comments: Dwarf larkspur is also called staggerweed, perhaps because it causes the staggers in livestock.

Larkspurs are a greater problem in western states, but dwarf larkspur can be found in Indiana. This plant is generally found in more woodland areas and may be rare in maintained pastures.Christopher McCandless was featured in John Krakauer’s book Into the Wild.

In a book about travelling independently through North America, McCandless’s story ends by eating a poisonous plant. Through this example, McCandless has made popular the very important mission of knowing which plants in North America are poisonous. If you plan on hiking or backpacking. Plants as common as monkshood, castorbean, and oleander are not just dangerous, they're deadly.

The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms is a comprehensive, easy-to-use handbook. The book is split into four main categories: mushrooms, wild plants, ornamental and crop plants, and houseplants/5(27).