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Vegetables And Trees--the Toxic Parts

July 21, 1988|Clipboard researched by Susan Greene, Henry Rivero and Rick VanderKnyff / Los Angeles Times. Graphics by Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times

Name Toxic part VEGETABLES Potato Green parts Rhubarb Leaf blade Tomato Green parts TREES Apple Seeds Black Bark, sprouts, locust foliage, seeds Cherry Leaves, twigs, seeds Elderberry All parts, especially roots Oak Foliage, acorns Peach Leaves, twigs, seeds MUSHROOMS Wild Should be treated as mushrooms toxic until proven otherwise

Source: UC Irvine Medical Center Regional Poison Center

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