This common plant flowers April through June. Fresh leaves contain an irritating oil that can cause oral lesions and GI distress. Horses will rarely eat it but goats, sheep, and cattle have been poisoned. What is it? Hint: The name of the plant was included in a rock and roll song, Build Me Up _______, by The Foundations in the late 1960’s.
Poisonous Plants for 400: Lily of the Valley.
The answer to this plant follows on the next blog.