Child-safe plants

Kent Perkins kperkins at FLMNH.UFL.EDU
Tue Apr 18 17:25:39 CDT 2000

At 11:01 AM 04/18/2000 -0600, Neil Snow wrote:
>Does anyone know of any books in North America that discuss houseplants
>that are "safe" (nontoxic) to youngsters?

Alber, John I. and Delores M. Alber. Baby-Safe Houseplants & Cut Flowers: A
Guide to Keeping Children and Plants Safely Under the Same Roof. Genus
Books, Highland, IL. 1991. Call No.: QK 100 .A42 1991

Spoerke, David G. and Susan C. Smolinske. Toxicity of houseplants. CRC
Press, Boca Raton, FL. 1990. 244 p. Includes bibliographies and index. ISBN
0-8493-6655-0. Call No.: QK 100 .S66 1990

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Kent Perkins
Univ. of Fla. Herbarium (FLAS)

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