Additional Common Names: Sheep Laurel
Scientific Name: Kalmia augustifolia
Family: Ericaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Grayanotoxin
Clinical Signs: Vomiting (not in horses), diarrhea, weakness, cardiac failure

Credit: Photo by George F. Russell, courtesy of Smithsonian Institution

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