Photos of Poisonous Plants and Flowers for Children

Photos of Poisonous Plants and Flowers for Children

When a product is labeled all natural that doesn’t mean it is good for you. Would you eat Hemlock? After all, it is all-natural. Just as there are many common plants and flowers that are totally edible, there are many that are actually poisonous to humans. Contact with or consumption of these flowers and plants can cause reactions varying from a mild rash to death. Children are particularly vulnerable because of their size and immune systems that are not fully developed.

Below is a list of many common flowers and plants that are toxic to children. Let your cursor hover over an item to see a picture and find out more information.
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Flowers and plants that cause upset stomachs
(Vomiting, diarrhea, and gas)

**Note this is a partial list of the most common plants and flowers. Should your child eat a plant or flower, call your local poison control office or pediatrician. They can answer any questions and advise in actions needed to counteract poisons.

If this is a poison emergency call the American Association of Poison Control Centers at 1-800-222-1222

**Information in this article was obtained from the North Carolina State Department of Horticultural Science, the Texas A & M Texas AgriLife Extension Service, and the Kansas Farm Bureau.

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