Posts Tagged ‘poisonous’

Black Nightshade – Poisonous?

Q: My toddler ate a berry from this plant. Is it poisonous? A: This is black nightshade,┬áSolanum nigrum. Several members of the Solanum family are considered poisonous to some degree….but tomatoes and potatoes are in this family, so not all...


Christmas Plants – Poison Precautions

Q: I have an 11 month old daughter. We are looking forward to celebrating her first Christmas. One of my baby care books said that real Christmas trees are poisonous and it is safer to get a fake tree. I...