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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.