Plants: Poisonous and Toxic
These sites provide information about poisonous and toxic plants in Missouri. The information includes common and botanical names, prevention tips, key descriptive characteristics, habitat, distribution, poison part, and symptoms.
There are links to eThemes Resources on Missouri: Native Shrubs, Missouri: Native Trees, and Missouri: Native Wildflowers.
Common Poisonous Plants of Missouri
Scroll down and find the listing of the common poisonous plants of Missouri. Information includes: key descriptive characteristics, habitat, distribution, poisonous part, and symptoms.
Missouri Poison Center: Toxic and NonToxic Plants
This Missouri Poison Center brochure lists the toxic and nontoxic plants in the state by common and botanical name. It includes poison prevention tips.
Missouri Department of Conservation: Beware! Dangerous! Poisonous! Caution!
Scroll down to find the link to poison warnings for specific plants/wild edibles.
Missouri Poison Center
Learn more about poison prevention education at the Missouri Poison Center. Information available includes: what to do if your child is poisoned, medication poisoning, food poisoning, poison prevention top 10, house safety, Top 10 categories of exposure, the poison look-alikes quiz, and downloadable games and puzzles.
Centers for Disease Control: Poisonous Plants
Learn about poisonous plants in the United States. Information includes: an overview, U.S. geographic distribution, plant identification, exposure, symptoms, recommendations for protecting workers, and additional resources.
Wilderness Survival: Poisonous Plants
Learn about plants that are poisonous, rules for avoiding poisonous plants, what to do if you contact dermatitis, and what to do if you ingest poison.
Nova Scotia Museum: The Poison Plant Patch
Use the poison plant lookup to discover more about specific poisonous plants.
eThemes Resource: Missouri: Native Shrubs
These websites are about shrubs and small trees that are native to Missouri, and include physical descriptions of the plants, ways in which they have been used by Native Americans, and their uses today. There are also ideas for using native plants to create gardens and habitat for wildlife. Included are eThemes resources on native trees and wildflowers.
eThemes Resource: Missouri: Native Trees
These sites provide information about native trees in Missouri. The information includes scientific and common names, growing conditions, uses, pictures, a timeline, and a lesson plan. There are links to eThemes Resources on gardening, trees, and Missouri wildflowers.
eThemes Resource: Missouri: Native Wildflowers
Wild and native plants provide biodiversity. Learn about the native wildflowers of Missouri. Includes a link to an eThemes resource on gardening.