Lantana camara, Red Sage, Shrub Verbena
Small perennial shrub with spiny stems. Leaves are toothed, fragrant when crushed and grow opposite or whirled. Flowers are white / pink / yellow / orange / red, tiny, have four petals and grow in flat clusters. Fruit is fleshy and green then matures to blue / black.
Only during drought conditions, unpalatable.
Leaves and unripe berries. Leaves irritate on contact with skin.
Irritation and swelling of mouth and throat, gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea, dilated pupils, difficulty breathing, skin irritation.
Contains triterpenes 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.