Herb Paris
High Risk
Latin Name: Paris quadrifolia
Herb Paris is a low hairless often patch forming perennial which can be found in woodland and damp shady places. Its four leaves, which are arranged at 90 degrees, makes it very distinctive. It has one solitary yellowish green star shaped flower, which is followed by a black berry like fruit which splits when ripe to show a bright red, fleshy, seed. Herb Paris flows May to June
Symptoms can include:
Excitability, nervous twitching and increased pulse. Painful urination and bowel movements, together with dilated pupils.

Plant is unpalatable in normal circumstances and poisoning in horses, although rare, has been reported.