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"Poisonous" does not mean deadly. Some manifestations of toxicity are subtle. The dose, as always, determines if a plant is safe source of nutrients or a toxic hazard.

Scientific Name: Centaurea solstitialis

Common Name: Yellow Star Thistle

Species Most Often Affected: horse

Poisonous Parts:

Primary Poisons:

Questions possibly pertaining to Centaurea solstitialis:

Could you give me a list of landscape plants that are toxic to horses?

Is there any way to prevent your horse from eating poisonous plants?

Do you know of a list that compares the plant toxicity in horses and ruminants?

Compare and contrast plants toxic to horses and ruminants.

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