Gymnocladus dioicus, American coffee berry, Kentucky Mahogany, Nicker Treet, Stump Tree
Tree grows up to one hundred feet. Branches are either thick and blunt or slender branchlets which bloom. Leaves are large and bipinnate and emerge late in the spring. Bark is ash colored and flakey. Flowers are green / white and fruit is a hard shelled bean.
Only during drought conditions, unpalatable.
Leaves, seeds and pulp
Occur within one hour of ingestion and include Gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea, high blood pressure, depression, depression of respiratory system, paralysis, convulsions, death.
Uncertain toxin 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.