Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia)

Synonym(s): Mountain ash

Introduction

  • Rowan ( Sorbus aucupariaRowan (Sorbus) is a deciduous tree, common in UK.
  • Leaves: up to 30 cm long. Arranged in pairs along mid-rib.
  • Flowers: creamy blossom (May/June). Unpleasant scent.
  • Berries:
    • Orange/red (sometimes yellow).
    • Ripe from August.
    • Remain on plant until December.
    • Contain up to 3 light-colored seeds.

Toxicity

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Clinical signs

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Treatment

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Campbell A (1998) Poisoning in small animals from commonly ingested plants. In Practice 20 (10), 587-591 VetMedResource.

Other sources of information

  • Campbell A & Chapman M (2000) Handbook of Poisoning in Dogs and Cats. Blackwell Science.


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