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Are sycamore seeds poisonous to humans?

But there are also lesser-known risks to look out for including sycamore seeds – which have recently been discovered to be noxious - and hemlock water dropwort, also known as poisonous parsnip, which is particularly profuse this summer. Hemlock Water Dropwort is poisonous to both humans and animals.

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Likewise, people ask, can humans eat sycamore seeds?

And just as the tree is human friendly it is kind to animals as well. Sycamore seeds are eaten by some birds including the purple finch, goldfinch, chickadees, and dark-eyed junco. The seeds are also eaten by muskrats, beavers, and squirrels. Clever bird.

Furthermore, are bluebells poisonous to humans? All parts of the bluebell plant contain toxic glycosides that are poisonous to humans and animals including dogs, horses, and cattle. Ingestion of any parts of the plant such as flowers, leaves or bulbs causes a lowering of the pulse rate, nausea, diarrhoea and vomiting.

Secondly, are sycamore seeds poisonous?

Sycamore poisoning, or Atypical Myopathy, caused by the ingestion of sycamore seeds can be fatal to horses, and while owners need to be on the lookout for any signs of seeds all year round, the disease is more common in the spring and autumn months.

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