This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- White mulberry
- Poisonous Plants
- Deciduous trees with alternate, simple, toothed leaves, either unlobed, mitten-shaped, or 3-lobed, usually smooth above and hairless below; flowers small in a tight cluster; fruit white, pink, or purplish, clustered like a blackberry
- Poison Part:
- Unripe fruit and milky sap from all parts
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Hallucinations and stomach upset
- EDIBLE PARTS: Ripe fruits are eaten raw or made into pies, jellies, and jams. Dried fruits can be added to bread, cookies, or puddings like raisins.
- Toxic Principle:
- CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN.
- Found in:
- Weedy in disturbed areas, roadsides, fields and around buildings; naturalized
NCCES plant id: 1099