Loco Weed (Astragalus spp.)
Additional Common Names: Locoweed
Scientific Name: Astragalus spp.
Toxicity: Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Swainsonine
Clinical Signs: Incoordination, depression, inability to eat and drink, fetal death and birth defects
Credit: Image Courtesy of Gary Coffman, PBase.com Gallery 2006.
If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*
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