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Wisteria spp.

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Wisteria
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Vines
Comment:

This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer

Description:
Climbing, woody vines or shrub; leaves alternate, pinnately divided with 7-19 leaflets each with a smooth margin; flowers large, pea-like, in elongated, terminal, pendent clusters, white or most often blue or violet; fruit a hairy, flattened pod with a few seeds.
Family:
Fabaceae
Origin:
USA, NC, Asia
Distribution:
Piedmont and Coastal Plain
Poison Part:
Seeds.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion.
Symptoms:
Nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea.
Toxic Principle:
Wisterin, a glycoside, and a toxic resin.
Severity:
TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN.
Found in:
Forest or natural areas, ornamental vines native and exotic, escaped and naturalized species, weedy in disturbed areas, roadside
Tags:
deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 1194

Wisteria spp. flower Wisteria spp. flower
Wisteria spp. seed pods Wisteria spp. seed pods
Wisteria spp. flowering vines in trees Wisteria spp. flowering vines in trees
Lucy Bradley, CC BY-NC - 4.0