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Field Pennycress

Field Pennycress
Scientific Name: Thlaspi arvense
Family: Brassicaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Isothiocyanates
Clinical Signs: The plant is not typically ingested unless other forage is unavailable, or the plant is incorporated into hay. Poisonings occur most commonly from first and sometimes second cuttings of hay. The toxic component is an irritant, and causes digestive tract irritation.
Field Pennycress

Credit: Jim Stasz @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

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