Known As: Black Henbane, Henbane
Latin Name: Hyoscyamus niger
Description: Member of the Nightshade family. Coarse,
hair, bad-smelling plant with alternate, bluntly lobed leaves. Bell-shaped
flowers with a dull yellow, five pointed tube streaked with purple and
a green five pointed calyx.
Poisonous Parts: Leaves, seeds. Contains hycoscyamine,
hycoscine (scopolamine) and atropine alkaloids. Highly toxic.
Symptoms: Affects nervous system.
Treatment: Contact your veterinarian.