Poisonous Plants

Poisonous Plants in Tennessee

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Acorns all Quercus species
Aloe Vera (leaf) aloe vera
Angels Trumpet Brugmansia suaveolens
Asparagus Fern (shoots, berries) Asparagus setaceus
Azalea all Rhododendron species
Bittersweet (leaf, fruit) Solanum dulcamara
Buckthorn Rhamnus Cathartica
Cactus (spine) Euphorbia species
Caladium all Caladium species
Castor Bean Ricinus communis
Chinese Lantern (leaf, unripe fruit) Physalis alkekengi
Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum species
Creeping Charlie Glechoma hederacea
Daffodil (bulb) Narcissus pseudo-narcissus
Delphinium all Delphinium species
Dieffenbachia all Dieffenbachia species
English Ivy Hedera helix
Foxglove all Digitalis species
Gladiola (bulb) all Gladiola species
Holly all Ilex species
Horse Chestnut Aesculus hippocastanum
Toxic Plants - All Parts, unless otherwise specified.
Nontoxic Plants - Those with asterisk* may cause skin rash and itching
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Hyacinth (bulb) all Hyacinth species
Iris all Iris species
Jerusalem Cherry (leaf, unripe fruit)
Solanum pseudocapsicum
Lily of the Valley Convallaria majalis
Mistletoe Phoradendron flavescens
Narcissus (bulb) all Narcissus species
Nightshade all Solanum species
Oleander Nerium oleander
Peace Lily Spathiphyllum derelandii
Peony (roots, flowers, seeds) Paeonia officinalis
Philodendron all Philodendron species
Potato (sprouts, vine, unripe tubers, green skin)
Solanum tuberosum
Pothos Epipremanum aureum
Rhododendron all Rhododendron species
Rhubarb (leaf) Genus rheum
Syngonium Syngonium podophyllum
Trumpet Lily Zantedeschia aethiopica
Vinca Vine Vinca rosea
Wild Mushrooms
African Violet Saintpaulia ionantha
Air Plant Kalanchoe pinnata
Aluminum Plant Pilea codierei
Baby’s Breath Gypsophila elegans
Boston Fern Nephrolepis exalta
Coleus Coleus amboinicus
Corn Plant Dracaena fragrans
Dracaena Dracaena species
Echeveria all Echeveria species
False Aralia Dizygotheca elegantissima
Ficus* all Ficus species
Forsythia Forsythia
Gardenia Gardenia jasminoides
Geranium* all Pelargonium species
Gloxinia all Gloxinia species
Hibiscus all Hibiscus species
Hollyhock Althaea rosea
Honey Plant Hoya carnosa
Impatiens all Impatiens species
Jade Plant Crassula argentea
Kalanchoe all Kalanchoe species
Mountian Ash Sorbus
Norfolk Pine Araucaria heterophylla
Palms Chamaedorea elegans
Peperomia all Peperomia species
Petunia Petunia hybrida
Piggyback Tolmiea menzieii
Rose* Rosa species
Rubbertree* Hevea brasiliensis
Sedum* all Sedum species
Snapdragon all Antirrhinum species
Spider Plant Chlorophytum comosum
Swedish Ivy Plectranthus australis
Wandering Jew (leaf) all Tradescantia species
Yucca all Yucca species
Zebra Plant Zebrina pendula
Zinnia Sanvitalia