Woody Nightshade

Woody Nightshade, also called Bittersweet (Solanum dulcamara) is a relatively common plant that can be poisonous although there are no confirmed reports of toxicity in rabbits. Like many members of the Solanum genus it can produce a toxic glycoalkaloid. Other members of the Solanum genus include tomatoes and potatoes that can also be poisonous but not all parts of the plants contain the toxin. For example, the potato (solanum tuberosum), produces edible tubers but the green leaves or even the green parts of sprouting potatoes may contain the glycoalkaloid solanine. Deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna) contains atropine, which can be poisonous to other species but rabbits produce an enzyme (atropinase) that can break down the alkaloid.
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