In North America, scattered wild parsnip populations are found from British Columbia to California, and from Ontario to Florida. Typically found along roadsides, abandoned fields, fence rows, unmowed pastures, railroad right-of-ways open grasslands and prairie restorations.
Furocoumarins that can make the skin sensitive to light. Little is known, however, about the concentration of these chemicals and whether it varies during the life cycle of the plant.
Poisoning Symptoms include:
Sap containing chemicals that can cause skin to react to sunlight, resulting in intense burns, rashes or blisters.
SEE YOUR VET FOR TREATMENT OPTIONS
Lone Star English Setter Club provides this information
as a partial reference of the potential poisons that could harm your dog.
We are not veterinarian’s and DO NOT provide medical help.
If you think that your animal is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance,
contact your local veterinarian or
the ASPCA’s 24-hour emergency poisoning hotline directly