Felis ISSN 2398-2950

White bryony (bryonia dioica)

Contributor(s): David Godfrey

Introduction

  • Member of the cucumber family.
  • Climbing plant with stems up to 4 m long.
  • Found in hedges, woodland areas and waste ground.
  • Leaves: short stalked, 5-lobed.
  • Flowers:
    • Greenish-white.
    • Funnel-shaped.
    • 5 petals.
    • Up to 1 cm long.
    • Flowers appear in clusters (June/July).

Toxicity

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Clinical signs

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Treatment

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Allison K & Day C (1997)A Guide to Plants Poisonous to Horses.British Association of Holistic Nutrition and Medicine.


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