Bitter Root

Bitter Root
Additional Common Names: Dogbane Hemp, Indian Hemp
Scientific Name: Apocynum androsaemifolium
Family: Apocynaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Cardenolides
Clinical Signs: Diarrhea (possibly with blood), slow heart rate, weakness

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