Additional Common Names: Swamp Maple, Scarlet Maple, Red Maple, Curled Maple, Acer Sanguineum, Soft Maple, Rufacer Rubrum
Scientific Name: Acer rubrum
Toxicity: Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Pyrogallol
Clinical Signs: Destruction of red blood cells (anemia), weakness, dark urine, difficulty breathing, abortion, death. Wilted leaves are most toxic.
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 consultation fee may apply.