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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: Veratrum californicum

Common Name: Corn Lily, False Hellbore

Species Most Often Affected: sheep

Poisonous Parts: all

Primary Poisons: cylcopamine

Link to web page(s): veratrum.html

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