If a site is based outside Australia, common names may be different to those used in Australia, so check the scientific name to ensure you are looking at the correct species.


All sites accessed during September and October 2015.


  • D. Jesse Wagstaff International Poisonous Plant Checklist: An Evidence-Based Reference CRC Press, 2008
  • McKenzie, Ross Australia’s Poisonous Plants, Fungi and Cyanobacteria CSIRO Press, 2012
  • Everist, Selwyn L.  Poisonous Plants of Australia Angus & Robertson, 1974
  • Shepherd, R.C.H. Pretty But Poisonous R. G. and F. J. Richardson, 2004
  • Shepherd, R.C.H. Is that plant poisonous? : an Australian field guide for livestock, pets and people R. G. and F. J. Richardson, 2010
  • Dauncey, Elizabeth A. Poisonous Plants: A Guide for Parents and Childcare Providers Kew Publishing, 2010