Primulaceae, Persian Violet, Sowbread
Perennial herb with many heart shaped, variegated and toothed leaves. Flowers are fragrant, red / pink / white, have five petals and nod.
Only during drought conditions, unpalatable.
High concentration of toxins in the roots.
Irritation and burning of mouth and throat, gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea, convulsions, paralysis.
Contains triterpenoid saponins, 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.