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Toxic Plants of North America

By: George E Burrows and Ronald J Tyrl

Iowa State University Press

Hardback | Nov 2012 | Edition: 2 | #197119 | ISBN-13: 9780813820347
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About this book

Covering both wild and planted toxic plants found in the North American continent north of the Tropic of Cancer, this work addresses animal and human intoxications with critical information like plant morphology and distribution, clinical signs and pathologic changes of toxicity, and treatment. Included is a glossary of botanical, toxicological, physiological, and chemical terms.


Contents

Introduction; plants in alphabetical order; keys to plant families; listing of plants by their principal adverse effects and main organs affected.


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