Top 9 Dangerously Poisonous Plants to Avoid in Arizona

Spectacle Fruit:This plant has foul and bitter-tasting foliage, grazing animals avoid this plant. It is rarely eaten but can cause a tingling sensation in your mouth and gastrointestinal discomfort.

Silverleaf Nightshade :Silverleaf nightshade is a plant native to parts of southwestern USA, including Arizona. The plant is also found in western North America but is considered a weed. 

Persian Cyclamen:The cyclamen persicum, also known as the Persian cyclamen, is a flowering plant that thrives in regions with an elevation of up to 3,900 feet above sea level.

Oleander :Oleander is a shrub, or small tree, associated with the Mediterranean Basin. However, because it’s been widely cultivated, the precise origin is unknown.

 Mexican Bird Of Paradise:Caesalpinia pulcherrima, also known as the Mexican bird of paradise, and the peacock flower is a flowering plant in the pea.

Dumb Canes:Dumb cane is a genus, not a species. However, there are 56 confirmed species in the genus, many of which grow well in Arizona. 

Devil’s Weed:This plant is thought to originate from Central America, but grows all around the world, including Arizona. 

Colorado Desert Mistletoe:Colorado desert mistletoe is native to the western United States and Northern Mexico. They are flowering plants in the sandalwood family. 

Candelabras Cactus:Candelabras cactus is a common name for two plants. One is not poisonous and is native to Baja California in Mexico.

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