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Question:
I was wondering what is loco weed and how did it get its name? Also is it poisonous to horses. One more thing are creeping Jennys poionous to horses?



Replies:
The loco weed is another name for a plant that produces swainsonine, which is harmful to horses and other farm animals.

Please see the link here for more information:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loco_weed

For a list of plants that are poisonous to horses, please look here:
http://www.aspca.org/Pet-care/poison-control/Plants.aspx?plant_toxicity=toxic-to-horses

PG


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