Gelsemium sempervirens, Carolina Jasmine, Woodbine, Yellow Jasmine
Evergreen vine, leaves are dark green, lenceolate. Flowers are yellow, trumpet shaped, fragrant and grow in clusters.
Only during drought conditions, unpalatable. Often planted for landscaping.
All parts of the plant are toxic.
Weakness, dilated pupils, depressed respiratory system, paralysis, death.
Contain strychnine-related alkaloids. Sap can be a strong irritant. 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.