Q. What do I need to know about toxic plants in the home?
Many outdoor and indoor houseplants are not toxic, but some can cause a toxic reaction from contact with skin or if ingested. Please see our libguide, Common Poisonous Houseplants, for a list of poisonous plants.
If you need the emergency contacts for your records see below:
POISON CONTROL CENTERS
American Association of Poison Control Centers: Call 1-800-222-1222 or visit the AAPCC website.
- For New York City visit NYC Poison Control.
- For pets visit ASPCA National Animal Poison Center.
For tips on a variety of gardening topics, see our Plant Information Guides.
- Courtesy of NYBG Plant Information Service
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