Haplopappus heterophyllus, Burrow Weed, Goldenbush, Rayless Goldenrod, Rosea
A small bush with a woody crown. Leaves are sticky, narrow, slightly toothed and alternate. Flowers grow in flat yellow clusters at the top of stems.
Only during drought conditions, unpalatable. However it is extremely toxic to grazers and they should be kept from it.
Both green and dried leaves.
Generally show after several days of ingestion, lack of coordination, weakness, rapid pulse, cardiac arrhythmia’s, swelling of nervous system, sweating, inability to swallow, tremors, dribbling urine.
Contains Trematol 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.