Upright highly branched shrub or small tree which can grow up to 50 feet. Leaves are lance shaped and about 6 inches long. Flowers grow in spheres and look like white balls about an inch in diameter. Fruit is dark brown and stay on the plant for months.
Only during drought season, unpalatable.
Not well documented, but may include paralysis, muscle spasms, gastrointestinal upset
Toxic principle is unknown, but it is thought that they contain glycoside principles.
*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.