Poisonous Plant Quiz
right! Buttercup is a yellow flowered weed which is very common
throughout North America, particularly in wet areas. Buttercup include
tall (2.5 feet), creeping, meadow and celery leafed varieties.
Symptoms from ingestion include:
There is no known antidote for the poison ranunculin found in the buttercup varieties. Efforts should be concentrated on prevention through pasture management.
A veterinarian should be consulted immediately for supportive treatment to reduce the damage caused by ingestion of poisonous plants.
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