Amianthium muscitoxicum, Stagger Grass
Perennial herb which grows up to 40 inches. Leaves are basal only and grow long. Flowers are white / green / dark purple and have 6 petals.
Only during drought conditions, unpalatable.
The entire plant is toxic, high concentration in the bulb.
Frothing at the mouth, lack of coordination, heavy breathing, low body temperature, weakness, death.
Contains an alkaloid which affects respiratory function and 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.