Arum maculatun, Lords-and-Ladies, Wake Robin, Arum
A perennial plant, leaves are shaped like arrowheads and may have purple spots. Flowers have a yellow / brown spadix covered by a light green spathe. Fruit is a fleshy red berry.
Only during drought conditions, unpalatable.
The whole plant is toxic, toxin is in the sap and can irritate on physical contact.
Irritation and burning of mouth and throat, diarrhea, colic, muscle tremors, weakness in the back end, collapse.
Contains coniine-type alkaloids, make animals sick in high quantities, however it is rarely 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.