Plant List

Contact the Poison Center for plant exposure. 1-800-222-1222

Plants can be harmful to people and to pets. Find out if the plants in your home and yard are dangerous.


Each plant on the list has been rated with one or more of these toxicity levels:

  • N/T - Non-toxic:These plants are not poisonous or there is no known record of toxicity.
  • 1 - Dermatitis:Exposure to juice or sap from these plants or a puncture wound from the thorns may produce a skin rash or irritation.
  • 2 - Minor toxicity:Ingestion may cause minor symptoms such as rash, vomiting or diarrhea.
  • 3 - Major toxicity:Ingestion in large amounts can cause serious effects.
  • 4 - Animal toxicity:These plants are known to cause problems in animals