Argemone spp.

Common name(s) Prickly poppy, thornapple.

Toxin(s) Toxic alkaloids including protopine, berberine, sanguinarine, and dihydrosanguinarine.

Toxic part(s) Mostly the seeds or oil from the seeds.

Signs Small animals are unlikely to be poisoned by this plant. The alkaloids will cause gastrointestinal disturbances, if ingested.

Treatment Treatment is symptomatic and supportive.