Additional Common Names: Brake Fern, Umbewe, Brake, Pasture Bracken, Hog-Pasture Bracken, Eagle fern, Umhlashoshana, Adelaarsvaring
Scientific Name: Pteridium aquilinum
Toxicity: Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Thiaminase
Clinical Signs: Thiamine deficiency: weakness, weight loss, staggers, tremors, death
If you suspect your pet may have ingested a potentially toxic substance, call the APCC at (888) 426-4435 or contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible.*
* A $65 consultation fee may apply.