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A large multicolored shrub that contains cardenolides and alkaloids.  The toxins are moderate and usually require larger doses to present symptoms to affect the gastrointestinal system.  The leaves, the fruit, and the bark are all toxic.  Symptoms can include:

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Weakness
  • Loss of Coordination
  • Heart Rhythm Abnormalities
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Blindness