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Rabbit Safe Foods and
Plants That are TOXIC to Small Mammals

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These lists are not all-inclusive. This page is for informational use, we make no personal claims, we are not vets! Do your homework! You are at your own risk.


 
Rabbit Safe Foods

Apple (not seeds)
Artichoke (jers)
Arugula
Asparagus
Banana
Basil
Beet tops
Blackberry(leaves, stems, fruit)
Blueberry
Broccoli
Brussel sprouts
Cantaloupe
Caraway
Carrot (tops and root)
Celery
Chard
Chives (in moderation)
Cilantro
Clover
Collard greens
Cucumber
Dandelion (leaves, stem, flower)
Dill
Endive
Escarole

Fennel Grapes
Green pepper
Honey dew melon
Kale
Lemon balm
Lettuce (romaine, red & grn leaf)
Lilac
Marigold
Marjoram
Mint
Mustard greens
Papaya (no seeds)
Parsley
Peach , Pear
Pineapple
Radish tops
Raspberry(leaves, stems, fruit)
Sage
Savory
Spinach
Strawberry
Watercress
Watermelon
Zucchini

Plants Toxic to Rabbits
Acokanthera-fruit, flowers poisonous
Aconite (Aconitum)-all parts poisonous
African rue (Peganum harmala)
Agapanthus (Nerine bowdenii)
Aloe vera (Aloe vera)
Alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum)
Amanita (Amanita)-all parts
Amaryllis (Hippeastrum)-bulbs
Amaryllis belladonna (Brunsvigia)-bulbs
Anemone (Anemone sp.)
Angel trumpet tree (Datura)-all parts
Anthurium (Anthurium)
Apple (Malus)-seeds contain cyanide
Apple leaf croton (Codiaeum)
Apricot (Prunus)-pits contain cyanide
Arrowgrass (Triglochin sp.)
Arrowhead vine (Syngormon)
Asparagus fern (Asparagus sprengeri)
Atropa belladonna-all parts
Autumn crocus (Colchicum)-corms
Avocado (Persea americana)
Azalea-all parts fatal
Baccharis (Baccharis)
Balsam (Impatiens)-whole plant
Balsam pear-seeds, outer rind of fruit
Baneberry(Actaea)-all parts
Beach pea (Lathyrus maritimus)
Beargrass (Nolina texana)
Beefsteak plant (Perilla frutescens)
Begonia (sand)
Belladonna lily (Brunsvigia)-bulbs
Betel nut palm (Areca)-all parts
Bird of paradise (Strelitzia)-seeds
Bird of paradise(Caesalpinia)-seeds, pods
Bittersweet (Celastrus)-berries
Bitterweed (Hymenoxys odorata)
Black henbane (Hyoscyamus niger)
Black locust-bark, sprouts, foliage
Black root
Bladderpod (Sesbania vesicarium)
Bleeding heart (Dicentra)-foliage, roots
Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
Bluebonnet (Lupinus spp.)-all parts
Blue cohosh (Caulophyllum)
Blue-green algae-some forms toxic
Bog Kalmia (Kalmia)
Boston ivy (Parthenocissus)
Bottlebrush (Callistemon)-flowers
Boxwood (Buxus sp.)-all parts
Bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)
Branching ivy (Hedera)-all parts
Broomcorn (Sorghum vulgare)
Broomweed (Gutierrezia microcephala)
Buckeye (Aesculus)-sprouts, nuts
Buckthorn (Amsinckia)-fruit, bark
Bull nettle
Bunchberry (Cornus canadensis)
Burroweed (Haplopappus heterophyllus)
Buttercup (Ranunculus sp.)-all parts
Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Cactus thorn
Caesalpinia (Poinciana)-seeds, pods
Caladium-all parts
Calendula (Calendula officinalis)
Calico bush (Kalmia)-young leaves, shoots are fatal
California fern (Conium)-all parts fatal
California geranium (Senecio)- plant
California holly (Heteromeles)-leaves
Calla lily (Zantedeschia-all parts
Candelabra cactus
Cardinal flower (Lobelia)-all parts
Carnation (Dianthus)-all parts
Carolina jessamine-whole plant
Cassava (Euphorbiaceae)-roots, sap
Cassine (Ilex vomitoria)-berries
Castor bean (Ricinus)
Century plant (Agave americana)
Ceriman (Monstera deliciosa)
Chalice vine (Solanaceae)-all parts
Cherries
Cherry laurel (Prunus)-all parts are fatal
Chinaberry tree (Melia)-berries
Chokecherry (Prunus)-
Christmas berry (Heteromeles)-leaves
Christmas candle (Pedilanthu)
Christmas rose (Helleborus)-all parts
Cineraria (Senecio)-whole plant
Clematis (Clematis)
Cloak fern (Notholaena)
Cocklebur (Xanthium sp.)
Coffeebean (Sesbania drummondii)
Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)
Colorado rubberweed (Hymenoxys)
Columbine (Aquilegia)-all parts
Common privet (Ligustrum)-all parts
Coralberry (Symphoricarpos)-seeds
Cordatum (Philodendron oxycardium)
Corn cockle (Agrostemma githago)
Corn lily (Symplocarpus)-all parts
Corn plant (Dracaena fragrans)
Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster)
Covotillo (Karwinskia)-berries
Cowslip (Caltha palustris)
Crab's eye (Abrus)-seeds are fatal
Creeping Charlie- (Glecoma, Nepeta)
Cress/Crucifers/Mustards
Crocus (Crocus)-corms
Croton (Codiaeum)
Crown-of-thorns(Euphorbia)-leaves, flowers
Crown vetch (Astragalus sp.)-all parts
Crow poison (Amianthium)
Crucifers/Cress/Mustards
Cuban laurel (Ficus spp.)
Cuckoopint (Arum)-all parts
Curcas bean-seeds, oil
Cutleaf philodendron (Monstera)
Cycads (Cycas spp., Zamia spp.)
Cyclamen (Cyclamen sp.)
Daffodil (Narcissus)-bulbs may be fatal
Daisy (Chrysanthemum frutescens)
Daphne-berries are fatal
Datura (Brugmansia)-all parts
Deadly amanita (Amanita)-all parts
Deadly nightshade (Solanum)-all parts
Death camas-all parts poisonous,
Death cap (Amanita phalloides)-all parts
Delphinium -all parts
Desert tobacco
Destroying angel (Amanita)-all parts
Devil's ivy (Scindapsus, Epipremnum)
Devil's tomato (Solanum)-all parts
Dianthus (Dianthus)-all parts
Dogbane (Apocynum sp.)-leaves
Dogwood (Cornus)-fruit poisonous
Doll's Eyes(Actaea)-all parts
Dracaena palm (Dracaena sanderiana)
Dragon tree (Dracaena draco)
Drymary (Drymaria pachyphylla)
Dumb cane (Dieffenbachia)-all parts
Durra (Sorghum vulgare)
Dutchmans breech(Dicentra)- foliage, roots
Dutchman's pipe (Aristolochia)
Eggplant-all parts but fruit
Elaine (Codiaeum elaine)
Elderberry (Sambucus)-all parts
Elephant ear (Colocasia esculenta, Philodendron, Caladium)
Emerald duke (Philodendron hastatum)
Emerald feather (Asparagus sprengeri)
English ivy (Hedera)-all parts
English laurel (Prunus)-all parts
Euonymus (Euonymus)
Euphorbia-leaves, flowers, sap
Evening trumpet(Gelsemium)all parts
Exotica perfection (Dieffenbachia)
Eyebane (Euphorbia maculata)
False henbane-all parts
Fiddle-leaf fig (Ficus lyrata)
Fiddleneck (Amsinckia)-fruit, bark
Firecracker (Dichelostemma ida-maia)
Firethorn (Pyracantha sp.)
Fireweed (Amsinckia)-fruit, bark
Florida beauty (Dracaena godseffiana)
Fly agaric (Amanita)-whole plant
Fly poison (Amianthium) all parts
Fool's parsley (Conium)-all parts
Four o'clock (Mirabilis)-whole plant
Foxglove (Digitalis)-all parts
Foxwood
Frijolito (Sophora secundiflora)-all parts
Fruit salad plant (Philodendron)
Gelsemium (Gelsemium)-whole plant
German ivy (Senecio)-whole plant
Ghostweed (Euphorbia)-all parts
Giant dumbcane(Dieffenbachia)-all parts
Glacier ivy (Hedera)-all parts
Gladiola (Gladiolus sp.)
Glory lily (Gloriosa sp.)
Goatweed (Hypericum perforatum)
Gold dieffenbachia-all parts, esp. sap
Gold dust dracaena
Goldenchain tree (Laburnum)-all parts
Golden pothos (Epipremnum aureum)
Gold-toothed aloe (Aloe nobilis)
Greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus)
Green-gold nephythytis (Syngonium)
Ground ivy (Nepeta hederacea)
Groundsel (Crotalaria spp.)
Groundsel (Senecio)-whole plant
Guajillo (Acacia berlandieri)
Halogeton (Halogeton glomeratus)
Hawaiian baby wood rose
Heartleaf (Philodendron)
Heavenly bamboo (Nandina)-leaves
Hedge apples
Hellebore (Ranuncula)-all parts
Hemlock (Conium, Cicuta)-all parts
Hemlock (Tsuga)-all parts
Hemp (Cannabis)-leaves
Henbane-all parts
Hogwort
Holly (Ilex,vomitoria)-leaves, berries
Horsebrush (Tetradymia sp.)
Horsechestnut (Aesculus)-all parts
Horse-head (Philodendron oxycardium)
Horse nettle (Solanum)-all parts
Horsetail reed (Equisetum sp.)-all parts
Hyacinth-bulbs can be fatal
Hydrangea-whole plant
Impatiens-whole plant
Indian hemp (Apocynum)-leaves
Indian laurel (Ficus retusa nitida)
Indian rubber plant (Ficus)
Indian tobacco (Nicotiana) -all parts
Indian turnip (Arisaema)-all parts
Indigo (Indigofera sp.)
Inkberry (Ilex glabra)-leaves, berries
Inkweed (Drymaria pachyphylla)
Iris -underground rhizome, leaves
Ivy (Hedera)-all species, all parts
Ivy bush (Kalmia angustifolia)-leaves
Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema)-all parts
Jatropha-seeds, oil
Java bean (Phaseolus)-uncooked bean
Jequirity bean (Abrus)-seeds are fatal
Jerusalem cherry (Solanum-fruits, leaves
Jessamine (Gelsemium)-all parts fatal
Jimmy fern (Notholaena)
Jimson weed (Datura, Brugmansia)-all
Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense)
Juniper (Juniperus) all parts
Kafir (Sorghum vulgare)
Klamath weed (Hypericum perforatum)
Knapweed (Centaurea)
Lady slipper (Cypripedium )-all parts
Lambkill (Kalmia angustifolia)-leaves
Lantana camara-green berries are fatal
Larkspur (Delphinium)-all parts
Lechuguilla (Agave lechuguilla)
Ligustrum-all parts
Lily of the valley -all parts,
Lima bean -uncooked bean
Lobelia (Lobelia sp.)-all parts
Locoweed (Astragalus sp.)-all parts
Lords-and-ladies (Arum)-all parts
Lupine (Lupinus)-all parts
Manchineel-all parts
Madagascar dragon tree (Dracaena)
Majesty (Philodendron hastatum)
Mandrake (Podophyllum)-all parts
Marble queen (Scindapsus)-oxalates
Marijuana (Cannabis sativa)-all parts
Marsh marigold (Primula veris)
Mayapple (Podophyllum)-all parts
Mescal (Lophophora)-cactus tops
Mescal bean (Sophora)-all parts
Mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa)
Mexican breadfruit (Monstera deliciosa)
Milkvetch (Astragalus)-all parts
Milkweed (Asclepias)-all parts
Milo (Sorghum vulgare)
Miniature croton (Punctatis aureus)
Mistletoe-berries are fatal
Moccasin flower (Cypripedium)-all parts
Mock orange (Prunus)-all parts
Monkshood (Aconitum)-all parts
Moonseed (Menispermum)-berries
Morning glory (Ipomoea)-all parts
Mother-in-law (Monstera deliciosa)
Mountain laurel (Kalmia)-leaves, shoots
Mushroom
Mustards/Crucifers/Cress
Narcissus-bulb can be fatal
Natal cherry (Solamon)-berries
Nephthytis (Syngonium)
Nicotiana-wild, cultivated leaves
Night-blooming jessamine
Nightshade (Solanum)-all parts
Oak (Quercus)-foliage, acorns
Oleander-foliage, branches, nectar
Orange sneezeweed (Helenium)
Ornamental tobac(Nicotiana)
Oxalis (Oxalis)-oxalates
Palma christi (Ricinus) all parts
Panda (Philodendron)
Paper flowers (Psilostrophe sp.)
Paradise plant
Parlor ivy (Philodendron)
Parsnip (Pastinaca sativa)
Partridge breast (Aloe variegata)
Peach (Prunus)-pit contains cyanide
Pear (Pyrus)-seeds contains cyanide
Pencilbush (Euphorbia tirucalli)
Pencil cactus (Euphorbia tirucalli)
Peony (Paeonia sp.)-all parts
Peregrina-seeds, oil
Periwinkle (Vinca sp.)-whole plant
Peyote (Lophophora)-cactus tops
Philodendron-all species, all parts
Pigweed (Amaranthus)-oxalates
Pingue (Hymenoxys richardsonii)
Pinks (Dianthus)-all parts
Plum (Prunus)-seeds contain cyanide
Plumosa fern (Asparagus plumosus)
Poinciana - seeds, pods
Poinsettia-leaves, sap are fatal, flowers
Poison hemlock-all parts are fatal
Poison ivy (Rhus radicans)-all parts
Poison nut
Poison oak-all parts
Poison parsnip (Cicuta)-all parts
Poison sumac (Rhus vernix)-all parts
Pokeweed (Phytolacca)-roots
Poppy(Papaver)
Pot marigold (Calendula officinalis)
Pot mum (Chrysanthemum)
Potato -green parts are fatal, eyes
Pothos (Scindapsus)-oxalates
Precatory bean (Abrus)-seeds are fatal
Prickly copperweed (Oxytenia)
Prickly poppy (Argemone)
Primrose (Primula spp.)
Privet (Ligustrum)-all parts
Purge nut-seeds, oil
Purple sesbane (Daubentonia)
Psychic nut-seeds, oil
Pyracantha
Queen Anne's Lace (Daucus carota) Ranunculus-all parts
Rattlebox (Crotalaria;Daubentonia)
Rattleweed (Crotalaria spp.)
Rayless goldenrod (Iscoma aerigum)
Red clover- when moldy
Red emerald (Philodendron)
Red-margined dracaena
Red princess (Philodendron)
Red sage (Lantana)- berries are fatal
Rhododendron -all parts are fatal
Rhubarb (Rheum)-leaves fatal
Ribbon plant (Dracaena sanderiana)
Rosary bean (Abrus)-seeds are fatal
Rosemary -leaves
Rum cherry (Prunus)- leaves
Sacahuista (Nolina texana)
Sage (Salvia)-leaves of some varieties
Sago palm (Cycas)
Sand begonia
Satin pothos (Scindapsus sp)
Schefflera (Brassia actinophylla)
Scotch broom (Cytisus)-seeds
Senecio-whole plant
Senna-bean (Sesbania drummondii)
Shamrock plant (Oxalis acetosella)
Sheep laurel (Kalmia)-leaves
Shiso (Perilla frutescens)
Silverleaf (Solanum)-all parts
Silverling (Baccharis sp.)
Skunk cabbage -all parts
Slinkweed (Gutierrezia microcephala)
Snapdragon (Antirrhinum)-all parts
Snapweed (Impatiens)-whole plant
Snowdrop (Galanthus)-all parts
Snow-on-the-mountain (Euphorbia)-all
Solanum (Solanum)-berries
Solomon's seal (Polygonatum)
Sorghum
Snake palm
Snakeroot(Eupatorium)
Snakeweed (Gutierrezia microcephala)
Sorrel, (Rumex)
Spathe flower (Spathiphyllum)
Spider mum (Chrysanthemum)
Split-leaf philodendron (Monstera)
Spurge (Euphorbia)-leaves, flowers
Squill (Scilla autumnalis)
Squirrel corn (Dicentra)-all parts
Staggergrass (Amianthium)
Star of Bethlehem(Ornithogalum)-all
Stinkweed (Brugmansia)
St. Johnswort (Hypericum)
Stramonium-all parts
String of pearls (Senecio)-whole plant
Striped dracaena
Sudan grass (Sorghum vulgare)
Swamp laurel (Kalmia)
Sweet pea (Lathyrus)-all parts
Sweet William (Dianthus)-all parts
Swiss cheese plant (Monstera)
Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)-all parts
Tansy ragwort (Senecio sp.)-whole plant
Taro (Colocasia)-stem, leaves
Taro vine (Scindapsus)
Thorn apple (Datura, Brugmansia)-all
Tiger lily (Lilium tigrinum)-all parts
Toadstools
Tobacco (Nicotiana glauca)-all parts
Tomato -leaves, vines
Touch-me-not (Impatiens)-whole plant
Toyon (Heteromeles arbutifolia)-leaves
Tropic snow (Dieffenbachia)-all parts
True aloe (Aloe vera)
Trumpet plant-all parts
Trumpet vine-all parts
Tullidora (Karwinskia)-berries
Tulip (Tulipa)-bulb
Turpentine weed (Gutierrezia)
Umbrella plant (Cyperus alternifolius)
Venus flytrap (Dionaea)-all parts
Victoria regia
Violet (Viola odorata)-seeds
Virginia creeper -sap
Water hemlock )-all parts
White snakeroot (Eupatorium rugosum)
Wild black cherry
Wild carrot (Daucus carota)
Wild cucumber
Wild jasmine (Cestrum nocturnum) Wild pea (Crotalaria spp.)
Windflower (Anemone sp.)
Wisteria (Wisteria)-all parts
Wolfsbane (Aconitum)-all parts
Woodbine (Parthenocissus)-sap
Woodrose (Ipomoea, Merremia)
Woody nightshade (Celastrus)
Yam bean-roots, immature pods
Yellow jasmine (Gelsemium)- all parts
Yellow oleander-all parts
Yellow star thistle (Centaurea)
Yerba-depasmo (Baccharis sp.)
Yew (Taxus spp.)-all parts