Leaves: alternate, simple, toothed. Flower: elongated custer, 5-part, white. Fruit: Black or red fleshy fruit with stone in center.
North and Central Americas
Conditions of Poisoning
Wilted leaves, twigs (stems), seeds
Cyanogenic glycoside, amygdalin.
Gasping, weakness, excitement, pupil dilation, spasms, convulsions, coma, respiratory failure.