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Abstract

Poisonous range plants on the Fort Hall Reservation in Southeastern Idaho.

Abstract

This chapter presents the characteristics of poisonous range plants (bur buttercup (Ranunculus testiculatus [Ceratocephala testiculata]), milkvetch (Astragalus sp.), houndstongue (Cynoglossum officinale), leaf spurge (Euphorbia esula), broom snakeweed (Gutierrezia sarothrae), Kochia (Kochia scoparia [Bassia scoparia]), Russian knapweed (Centaurea repens), black henbane (Hyoscyamus niger) and horsetail (Equisetum laevigatum)) in Fort Hall Indian Reservation in Idaho, USA and the effects of these plants on animal health, some of the most significant infestations in Fort Hall (poison-hemlock (Conium maculatum), water hemlock (Cicuta douglasii), deathcamas (Zigadenus spp.), lupine (Lupinus spp.), tall larkspur (Delphinium occidentale and Delphinium geyeri), and low larkspurs (Delphinium andersonii and Delphinium nuttallianum)), and the available management options for their control.