Additional Common Names: Swamp Maple, Scarlet Maple, Curled Maple, Soft Maple
Scientific Name: Acer rubrum
Toxicity: Toxic to Horses
Non-Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
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 $65 consultation fee may apply.