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Wild Black Cherry (Prunus serotina)

Description

Leaves: alternate, simple, toothed. Flower: elongated custer, 5-part, white. Fruit: Black or red fleshy fruit with stone in center.

 

Distribution

North and Central Americas

 

Conditions of Poisoning

Wilted leaves, twigs (stems), seeds

 

Toxic Principle

Cyanogenic glycoside, amygdalin.

 

Clinical Signs

Gasping, weakness, excitement, pupil dilation, spasms, convulsions, coma, respiratory failure.

 

References

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/consumer/poison/Prunuse.htm