This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Red mulberry
- Poisonous Plants
- Deciduous trees with alternate, simple, toothed leaves, either unlobed, mitten-shaped, or 3-lobed, rough above and hairy below; flowers small in a tight cluster; fruit purple-black, clustered like a blackberry
- USA, NC
- 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, or jams; also used in breads, muffins, and cakes
- Toxic Principle:
- CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN.
- Found in:
- Forest or natural areas, in moist woods, fencerows
NCCES plant id: 1100