Araceae, Dumb Cane, Charming Deffenbachia
A perennial tropical plant with tough stems and leaves. Leaves are pointed, large and marbled with white / yellow. Flowers grow in a spadix surrounded by a spathe.
Only during drought conditions, unpalatable. Often found in landscaping and gardens.
All parts of the plant are toxic.
Pain, swelling and burning of the mouth and throat, diarrhea, gastrointestinal upset.
Contains calcium oxalate crystals which 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.