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New Crops Info 2014
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Crop Uses and Products

Poison

[search terms: poison, toxi, allerg]

 

Parietaria judaica

Spreading Pellitory, Pellitory Of The Wall, Sticky-Weed, Asthma Weed

4.97

Phleum pratense

Timothy, Meadow Cat's-Tail, Common Cat's Tail

3.67

Amanita phalloides

Death Cap

3.25

Artemisia vulgaris

Mugwort, Common Wormwood

2.81

Parietaria officinalis

Upright Pellitory, Pellitory-Of-The-Wall, Lichwort

1.83

Cupressus arizonica

Arizona Cypress

1.68

Ambrosia artemisiifolia

Common Ragweed, Annual Ragweed, Bitterweed, Blackweed, Carrot Weed, Hay Fever Weed, Roman Wormwood, Stammerwort, Stickweed, Tassel Weed, American Wormwood

1.12

Saponaria officinalis

Bouncingbet

0.97

Salsola kali

Russian Thistle

0.92

Abrus precatorius

Rosarypea, Jequirity, Gunj, Crab's Eye, Precatory Pea, Bean, John Crow Bead, Indian Licorice, Akar Saga, Gidee Gidee, Jumbie Bead

0.88

Allium cepa

Garden Onion, Onion, Bulb Onion

0.79

Lemna minor

Common Duckweed, Lesser Duckweed

0.66

Juniperus ashei

Ashe's Juniper, Ashe Juniper, Post Cedar, Mountain Cedar, Blueberry Juniper

0.66

Lemna gibba

Swollen Duckweed, Gibbous Duckweed, Fat Duckweed

0.59

Apium graveolens

Celeriac, Celery

0.54

Cryptomeria japonica

Japanese Cedar, Sugi

0.53

Podophyllum hexandrum

Himalayan Mayapple, Indian May Apple

0.51

Cycas circinalis

Queen Sago

0.48

Cupressus sempervirens

Italian Cypress, Mediterranean Cypress, Tuscan Cypress, Graveyard Cypress, Pencil Pine

0.47

Arachis hypogaea

Peanut, Groundnut

0.47

Camptotheca acuminata

Camptotheca, Happy Tree, Cancer Tree, Tree Of Life

0.46

Taxus brevifolia

Pacific Yew

0.46

Podophyllum peltatum

Mayapple, May Apple, Hogapple, Indian Apple, Mayflower, Umbrella Plant, Wild Lemon, Wild Mandrake, American Mandrake

0.45

Conium maculatum

Poison Hemlock, Hemlock

0.44

Festuca elatior

 

0.44

Curcuma longa

Common Turmeric

0.40

Holcus lanatus

 

0.37

Lolium perenne

Italian Ryegrass, English Ryegrass, Winter Ryegrass, Perennial Ryegrass

0.35

Brassica juncea

Mustard Greens, Indian Mustard, Chinese Mustard, Leaf Mustard

0.35

Delphinium barbeyi

Subalpine Larkspur, Tall Larkspur, Barbey's Larkspur

0.35

Podophyllum emodi

Himalayan Mayapple, Indian May Apple

0.34

Lepidium sativum

Gardencress Pepperweed, Cress, Garden Cress, Mustard & Cress, Garden Pepper Cress, Pepperwort Pepper Grass, Poor Man's Pepper

0.33

Aconitum napellus

Venus' Chariot, Monkshood, Aconite, Wolfsbane, Fuzi, Monk's Blood

0.32

Silene vulgaris

Maidenstears

0.30

Crotalaria spectabilis

Showy Rattlebox

0.30

Silene cucubalus

 

0.30

Corylus avellana

Common Filbert, Common Hazel

0.29

Phytolacca americana

American Pokeweed, Virginia Poke, American Nightshade, Cancer Jalap, Coakum, Garget, Inkberry, Pigeon Berry, Pocan, Pokeroot, Pokeweed, Pokeberry, Redweed, Scoke, Red Ink Plant, Chui Xu Shang Lu, Poke Sallet, Polk Salad

0.28

Amanita muscaria

Fly Agaric, Fly Amanita

0.28

Ficus benjamina

Weeping Fig, Benjamin's Fig, Ficus Tree

0.28

Ricinus communis

castorbean, castor oil plant

0.27

Dactylis glomerata

Ascherson's Orchardgrass, Cock's-Foot, Orchard Grass, Orchardgrass

0.26

Ceratophyllum demersum

Coon's Tail, Hornwort, Rigid Hornwort, Coontail

0.26

Cycas micronesica

 

0.26

Betula alba

Downy Birch, Moor Birch, White Birch, European White Birch, Hairy Birch

0.25

Osmanthus fragrans

Sweet Osmanthus, Fragrant Osmanthus, Sweet Olive, Fragrant Tea Olive

0.25

Anthoxanthum odoratum

Sweet Vernalgrass, Sweet Vernal Grass, Holy Grass, Vanilla Grass, Buffalo Grass

0.25

Thevetia peruviana

Luckynut

0.25

Silybum marianum

Blessed Milkthistle

0.24

Digitalis lanata

Grecian Foxglove, Woolly Foxglove

0.24

Nerium oleander

Oleander

0.23

Allium sativum

Cultivated Garlic, Garlic

0.22

Pteris vittata

Ladder Brake, Chinese Brake, Chinese Ladder Brake

0.22

Acacia georginae

Georgina Gidgee, Georgina Gidyea, Poison Gidyea

0.21

Evernia prunastri

Ring Lichen, Oakmoss

0.21

Avena elatior

 

0.21

Crotalaria retusa

Rattleweed

0.21

Rodgersia sambucifolia

 

0.20

Hevea brasiliensis

Bentham's Hevea, Caucho

0.20

Adenia digitata

 

0.20

Lactuca sativa

Garden Lettuce, Lettuce

0.20

Linum flavum

Golden Flax, Yellow Flax

0.19

Delphinium glaucescens

Smooth Larkspur, Electric Peak Larkspur

0.19

Euphorbia resinifera

Resin Spurge

0.19

Nigella sativa

Black Cumin, Fennel Flower, Nutmeg Flower, Black Caraway, Roman Coriander

0.19

Karwinskia humboldtiana

Coyotillo, Humboldt Coyotillo

0.18

Lemna aequinoctialis

Lesser Duckweed

0.18

Digitalis purpurea

Purple Foxglove, Foxglove, Common Foxglove, Lady's Glove

0.18

Datura stramonium

Jimsonweed, Datura, Thornapple, Moon Flower, Toloache

0.18

Tripterygium wilfordii

 

0.17

Cicuta virosa

Mackenzie's Water Hemlock, Cowbane, Northern Water Hemlock

0.17

Colchicum autumnale

Autumn Crocus, Meadow Saffron, Naked Lady

0.17

Sinapis alba

White Mustard

0.17

Veratrum album

White False Hellebore

0.17

Agrostis alba

Redtop

0.17

Convallaria majalis

European Lily Of, Valley, Lily Of, Valley

0.16

Azadirachta indica

Neem, Nimtree, Indian Lilac

0.16

Senecio jacobaea

Stinking Willie

0.16

Atropa belladonna

Belladonna, Deadly Nightshade

0.16

Astragalus lentiginosus

Borrego Milkvetch, Spotted Locoweed, Freckled Milkvetch

0.16

Adonis microcarpa

Small-Fruit Pheasant's-Eye, Red Chamomile

0.15

Astragalus bisulcatus

Hayden's Milkvetch, Two-Grooved Milkvetch, Silver-Leafed Milkvetch

0.15

Senecio riddellii

Riddell's Ragwort

0.14

Casearia sylvestris

Crackopen

0.14

Sesbania drummondii

Poisonbean

0.14

Ginkgo biloba

Maidenhair Tree

0.14

Festuca pratensis

Meadow Fescue

0.14

Delphinium occidentale

Subalpine Larkspur, Tall Larkspur

0.14

Cajanus indicus

Pigeon Pea, Kardis, Gandule Bean, Tropical Green Pea, Kadios, Congo Pea, Gungo Pea, Gunga Pea, Fio-Fio, Mgb'mgb', No-Eye Pea, Toor Dal, Arhar Dal,Togari Bele, Thuvaram Paruppu, Kandi Pappu

0.14

Chlorophyllum molybdites

False Parasol, Green-Spored Parasol

0.14

Andrographis paniculata

Green Chirayta, Creat, King Of Bitters, Andrographis, India Echinacea

0.14

Agrostemma githago

Common Corn-Cockle, Common Corncockle, Common Corn Cockle, Corncockle

0.14

Parthenium hysterophorus

Santa Maria Feverfew, Whitetop Weed

0.13

Pimelea trichostachya

 

0.13

Indigofera linnaei

Birdsville Indigo

0.13

Piper methysticum

Kava, Kava-Kava, 'Awa, Ava, Yaqona, Sakau

0.13

Sorghum saccharatum

 

0.13

Gypsophila paniculata

Oldham's Baby's-Breath, Manchurian Baby's-Breath

0.13

Bertholletia excelsa

Brazilnut, Brazil Nut

0.13

Strychnos nux-vomica

Strychnine Tree

0.12

Arabidopsis thaliana

Mouseear Cress, Thale Cress, Mouse-Ear Cress, Arabidopsis

0.12

Calvatia cyathiformis

Purple-Spored Puffball

0.12

Toxicodendron radicans

Eastern Poison Ivy

0.12

Bacopa monnieri

Herb Of Grace, Waterhyssop, Brahmi, Thyme-Leafed Gratiola, Water Hyssop

0.12

Gastrolobium grandiflorum

Wallflower Poison, Wallflower Poison Bush, Heart-Leaf Poison Bush

0.12

Swainsona canescens

 

0.12

Astragalus miser

Prostrate Milkvetch, Timber Milkvetch

0.11

Calendula officinalis

Pot Marigold, Ruddles, Common Marigold, Garden Marigold, English Marigold, Scottish Marigold

0.11

Paxillus involutus

Brown Roll-Rim, Common Roll-Rim, Poison Pax

0.11

Ixiolaena brevicompta

 

0.11

Cryptolepis bifida

 

0.11

Ammi majus

Large Bullwort, Bishop's Flower, Bishop's Weed, False Bishop's Weed, Bullwort, Greater Ammi, Lady's Lace, False Queen Anne's Lace, Laceflower

0.11

Anacardium occidentale

Cashew, Cashew Tree

0.11

Aconitum carmichaelii

Chinese Aconite, Carmichael's Monkshood, Chinese Wolfsbane

0.11

Taxus baccata

English Yew

0.11

Chondrodendron tomentosum

Pareira

0.11

Phyllanthus amarus

Carry Me Seed, Stonebreaker, Seed-Under-Leaf

0.11

Swainsona galegifolia

 

0.11

Ambrosia psilostachya

Cuman Ragweed, Perennial Ragweed, Western Ragweed

0.11

Veratrum viride

Green False Hellebore

0.10

Lemna paucicostata

Lesser Duckweed

0.10

Euphorbia sarcostemmoides

 

0.10

Schoenus asperocarpus

 

0.10

Stemodia kingii

 

0.10

Coprinus comatus

Shaggy Ink Cap, Lawyer's Wig, Shaggy Mane

0.10

Delphinium geyeri

Geyer's Larkspur

0.10

Rhus verniciflua

Chinese lacquer tree, Japanese lacquer tree, Japanese Sumac, varnish tree

0.10

Sida carpinifolia

 

0.10

Cicuta maculata

Spotted Water Hemlock, Spotted Parsley, Spotted Cowbane, And, Suicide Root

0.10

Neobassia proceriflora

 

0.10

Laburnum anagyroides

Golden Chain Tree, Common Laburnum, Golden Chain, Golden Rain

0.10

Bowenia serrulata

Byfield Fern

0.10

Garcinia kola

Garcinia, Bitter Kola

0.10

Quillaja saponaria

Soapbark, Soap Bark Tree

0.10

Chelidonium majus

Celandine, Greater Celandine

0.10

Teucrium chamaedrys

Wall Germander

0.10

 

 


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