Is a Mimosa Tree Harmful to Horses?

The Mimosa Silk Tree, Albizia julibrissin, produces a bean like seed that is bright red in color. The seeds are extremely poisonous to animals, causing seizures or death when ingested. The tree is considered an invasive species that should not be planted.

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Jennifer Loucks has over 10 years of experience as a former technical writer for a software development company in Wisconsin. Her writing experience includes creating software documentation and help documents for clients and staff along with training curriculum. Loucks holds a Bachelor of Science major from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls specializing in animal science and business.