Edible and Poisonous Plants (for goats)

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Edible Plants Poisonous Plants
  • Acorns (in moderation)
  • Agapanthus
  • Althea
  • Angel Wing Begonias
  • Apple
  • Arborvitae
  • Bamboo
  • Banana, entire plant, fruit & peel
  • Barkcloth fig (ficus natalensis)
  • Bay Tree Leaves green and dried
  • Bean
  • Beets, leaves and root
  • Blackberry bushes
  • Black Locus
  • Bramble
  • Broccoli
  • Buckbrush (aka coralberry or Indian currant)
  • Cabbage
  • Camellias
  • Cantaloupe: fruit, seeds and peel
  • Collard Greens
  • Carrots
  • Catnip
  • Cedar Needles & Bark
  • Celery
  • Citrus
  • Clover
  • Corn husks & silk
  • Cottonwood
  • Coyote Bush (Baccharis)
  • Dandelion
  • Douglas fir
  • Dogwood
  • Elm
  • English Ivy
  • Fern
  • Fescue grass
  • Ficus
  • Garlic
  • Ginger Root
  • Grape, entire plants
  • Grape Vine
  • Grapefruit & peel
  • Greenbrier
  • Hay Plant
  • Heavenly Bamboo
  • Hemlock Trees (Conium maculatum)
  • Hibiscus
  • Honeysuckle
  • Hyssop
  • Ivy
  • Jackfruit leaves
  • Jade
  • Jambolan leaves
  • Japanese Elm
  • Japanese Knotweed (fallopia japonica)
  • Japanese Magnolias (blooms/leaves)
  • Jojoba
  • Kudzu
  • Magnolia leaves green and dried
  • Mango leaves
  • Manzanita (Arctostaphylos)
  • Maple Trees, leaves & bark
  • Mesquite
  • Mint-helps dry off lactating does
  • Mock Orange
  • Monkeyflower (Mimulus)
  • Mountain Ash
  • Morning Glory
  • Moss
  • Mulberry
  • Mullein
  • Mustard
  • Nettles
  • Lemon Grass
  • Oak Tree Leaves
  • Okra
  • Onion
  • Orange, fruit & peel
  • Paloverde – needles & seed pods
  • Patterson’s Curse
  • Peanuts, including the shells
  • Pear
  • Pencil cactus
  • Peppers
  • Pepper plants
  • Photinia
  • Pine trees-do not give to pregnant does
  • Privet
  • Pumpkin
  • Poison Ivy
  • Poison Oak
  • Poison Sumac
  • Pomegranates
  • Poplar Trees
  • Potatoes
  • Raisins
  • Raspberry
  • Red-tips
  • Rose
  • Rhubarb Leaves
  • Salvation Jane
  • Sassafras
  • Southern Bayberry (myrica cerifera)
  • Spruce trees
  • Sumac, the tree
  • Sunflowers
  • St. John’s Wort (can cause sun sensitivity in light skinned goats)
  • Strawberry
  • Sweet Gum Trees
  • Sweet potato leaves
  • Tomatoes
  • Tomato plants- in moderation
  • Tree of Heaven
  • Turnips
  • Yaupon Holly (Ilex vomitoria)
  • Yarrow
  • Yellow Locus
  • Yucca
  • Vetch
  • Virginia creeper
  • Wandering Jew
  • Watermelon
  • Wax Myrtle (myrica cerifera)
  • Weeping Willow
  • Wild Rose, entire plant
  • African Rue
  • Andromeda
  • Avocado- South American Avocado leaves/tree such as Haas or crosses with Haas
  • Avocado- Fuarte
  • Azalea
  • Brouwer’s Beauty Andromeda
  • Boxwood
  • Calotropis
  • Cassava
  • China Berry Trees, all parts
  • Choke Cherry Leaves in abundance
  • Datura
  • Dog Hobble
  • Dumb Cane (diffenbachia) (Houseplant)
  • False Tansy
  • “Fiddleneck”- know by this common name in CA. It is a fuzzy looking, 12″ to 15″ plant, with small yellow blossoms, shaped on a stem shaped like the neck of a fiddle.
  • Flixweed
  • Fusha
  • Holly Trees/Bushes
  • Ilysanthes floribunda
  • Japanese pieris (extremely toxic)
  • Japanese Yew
  • Lantana
  • Larkspur- a ferny, flowering plant in shades of blue, pink and white.
  • Lasiandra
  • Lilacs
  • Lily of the Valley (Pieris Japonica)
  • Lupine – Seeds are the part of the plant that is the greatest problem.
  • Madreselva (Spain) patologia renal
  • Maya-Maya
  • Monkhood
  • Milkweed
  • Mountain Laurel
  • Nightshade
  • Oleander
  • Rhododendron
  • Rhubarb leaves
  • Tu Tu (the Maori name for Coriaria arborea)
  • Wild Cherry, -wilted- leaves are the worst problem
  • Yellow Jessamine
  • Yew