Ledum, Indian Tea, Marsh Tea, Swamp Tea, Hudson’s Bay Tea
Grows up to 5 feet, but also creeps along the ground. Branches are woolly, leaves are narrow, smooth on top and hairy underneath, droop and with rolled edges. Flowers are white, grow at the end of branches in clusters.
Only during drought conditions, unpalatable. The smell of this plant is enough to give humans a headache, keep your animals away from it.
All parts of the plant are toxic.
Gastrointestinal upset, lack of coordination, paralysis, death.
Labrador tea has narcotic properties which affect central nervous 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.