Common poisonous plants of Illinois

Know which plants are dangerous and protect your family, pets, and animals.

There are many poisonous plants in Illinois, some are native plants and others were introduced into the state.

knockout rose

Roses have a long and vibrant history and have even been recognized as a status symbol.

Field of sunflowers

If you love having vases full of fresh flowers around the house, but not the price tag cut flower gardening is for you! A little planning now will have your home full of unique floral arrangements all summer long.

First off, what is a cut flower? A cut flower is simply any flower or flower bud that is cut from the plant and used decoratively in fresh or dried vase displays, wreaths and garlands.