It's important to know what poisonous plants may be near where you live, or even in your own home. Below is a list of some common poisonous indoor and outdoor plants. Click on the plant name to see the picture. The more you are familiar with poisonous plants and what they look like, the safer you and your family can be.

The best way to keep children safe from poisonous plants is to make sure younger children do not taste or eat any part of a plant and instruct older children on how to recognize poisonous plants.

 

Some potentially poisonous INDOOR plants:

Some potentially poisonous OUTDOOR plants:
** Not every poisonous plant is listed. **

Azalea 
Belladonna
Black Locust
Boxwood
Caladium
Capsicum
Castor Bean
Chinaberry 
Chrysanthemum (Mums)
Crocus
Crown-of-Thorns
Daffodil
Eunonymus
Four O'Clock
Foxglove 
Fruit pits/Seeds
Gladiola
Holly
Hyacinth
Hydrangea
Iris/Flags
Jerusalem Cherry
Jimsonweed
Jonqui
Lily of the Valley
Lobelia
Morning Glory
Mountain Laurel
Mushrooms
Narcissus 
Nephthytis/Arrowhead
Nightshade Family 
Oak (acorns) 
Oleander 
Peony 
Podophyllum 
Poison Ivy 
Poison Oak 
Poison Sumac 
Pokeweed/Pokeberry 
Privet 
Rhododendron 
Tobacco/Wild Tobacco 
Water Hemlock 
Wisteria
Yew

 

 

Call NC Poison Control at 1-800-222-1222 or chat from this site for further treatment advice.