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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: Aesculus spp.

Common Name: Horse Chestnut, Buckeye

Species Most Often Affected: humans, cattle, goats

Poisonous Parts: fruit

Primary Poisons: Unknown, possibly saportins, narcotic alkaloids, or glycosides.

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