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