Solanum nigrum, Black Nightshade
Annual with coarsely and shallowly toothed leaves. Flowers are white to purple and grow in open clusters. Fruit start out green and ripen to dark purple.
High due to extreme toxicity.
Stems, leaves and unripe berries
Stomach pain, dumbness, dilation of pupils, lack of appetite, diarrhea, lack of coordination, hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, weakness, difficulty breathing, drooling, unconsciousness, death.
Contains a glycoalkaloid called solanine which irritate the digestive tract, and the central nervous system. Can be fatal.
*It should be noted that we are not veterinarians. This information is written specifically for horses and should be used for reference purposes only. If you think your horse has eaten something toxic call your vet right away.