American Mandrake

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Additional Common Names:

Mayapple, Indian Apple Root, Umbrella Leaf, Wild Lemon, Hog Apple, Duck’s Foot, Raccoonberry

Scientific Name:

Podophyllum peltatum

Family:

Berberidaceae

Toxicity:

Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses

Mayapples Plant

Toxic Principles:

Podophyllin

Clinical Signs:

Vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, panting, coma (rare); dermal – redness, skin ulcers.

Please note that individual plants may differ in appearance. Please be sure to check the name of the plant to determine its toxicity.

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