Bracken Fern

Additional Common Names: Brake Fern, Umbewe, Brake, Pasture Bracken, Hog-Pasture Bracken, Eagle fern, Umhlashoshana, Adelaarsvaring
Scientific Name: Pteridium aquilinum
Family: Polypodiaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Thiaminase
Clinical Signs: Thiamine deficiency: weakness, weight loss, staggers, tremors, death

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

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