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Mistletoe (viscum album)

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Introduction

  • Mistletoe ( Viscum album) grows as a partial parasite on deciduous trees.
  • Woody.
  • Long stems.
  • Leaves: thick, dark green, 5-8 cm long.
  • Flowers: yellowish in color.
  • Fruit:
    • Remain on plant throughout winter.
    • White in color.
    • Semi-translucent.
    • Contain viscous juice and 1 dark seed.

Toxicity

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Campbell A (1998) Poisoning in small animals from commonly ingested plants. In Practice 20 (10), 587-591 VetMedResource.

Other sources of information

  • Campbell A & Chapman M (2000) Handbook of Poisoning in Dogs and Cats. Blackwell Science.

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