Safe & Toxic Plants


SOURCE: BirdChannel.com

Dig These Plants
The following are nontoxic plants. Remember, any plant can cause harm if your bird consumes a large enough amount of it. Talk with your avian vet if you have concerns about particular plants.

African Daisy —  Arctotis stoechadifolia
African Violet —  Saintpaulina spp.
Aloe — Aloe spp. (flesh only)
Ash — Fraxinus spp.
Aspen — Populus spp.
Baby’s Breath — Gypsophila paniculata
Beech — Fagus, Nothofagus
Birch — Betula spp.
Boston Fern — Nephrolepsis bostoniensis
Bromeliads — Anans comosus
Calendula (Pot Marigold) Calendula officinalis
California Holly — Heteromeles arbutifolia
Chamomile — Chamaemelum nobile
Corn Plant —  Dracaena fragrans
Croton (house variety) — Codiaeum variegatum
Dandelion — Taraxacum officinalis
Elm —  Ulmus spp.
Eucalyptus — Eucalyptus species
Fir — Abies spp.
Gardenia —  Gardeniajasminoides
Garlic — Allium sativum
Grape Vine —  Vitis spp.
Honeysuckle — Lonicera spp.
Impatiens —  Impatiens spp.
Jade Plant — Crassula ovata
Kalanchoe — Kalanchoe clossfeldiana
Larch — Larix spp.
Lemon balm — Melissa officianalis
Lilac — Syringa vulgaris and related species
Lily (Easter or Tiger) — Lilium spp.
Magnolia — Magnolia spp.
Manzanita — Arctostapylos manzanita
Marigold — Tagetes spp.
Nasturtium — Tropaeolum majus
Norfolk Island Pine — Araucaria exceIsa
Parsley — Petroselinum spp.
Peppermint — Mentha x piperita
Petunia — Petunia spp.
Rose — Rosa spp.
Spider Plant — Chlorophytum comosum
Violet — Viola spp.

Keep Away From These Plants
The following are a few toxic plants. Contact your avian vet if you have concerns.

Amaryllis — Amaryllis spp.
Avocado — Persea americana (pit, leaves, unripe fruit, and stems)
Bird of Paradise — Poinciana and related spp. (seed pods and flowers)
Calla Lily — Zantedeschia aethiopica
Cherry — Prunus spp., (pits, leaves, and bark)
Daffodil — Narcissus tazetta
Figs — Ficus spp.
Hydrangea — Hydrangea spp.
Iris — Iris spp.
Ivy (Boston, English and some others) — Hedera spp.
Marijuana — Cannabis sativa
Mistletoe — Phoradendron villosum
Mushrooms — Amanita spp. and many others
Narcissus — Narcissus spp.
Oak — Quercus spp.
Peach — Prunus persica (leaves, pit, bark)
Pear — Pyrus spp. (leaves, seeds, bark)
Potato — Solanum tuberosum (sprouts, leaves, berries, green tubers)
Tomato — Lycopersicon esculentum (stems and leaves)

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