Lantana camara is not harmful to children, study says

11/2/2010 | Reuters

Berries and leaves from the Lantana camara plant, commonly found in U.S. flower beds in the South, likely will not harm children who eat them, a study in Pediatrics concludes. The researchers said of 641 cases where children ate the plant or its berries, there were no reports of severe effects and fewer than 10% of children had mild symptoms, such as vomiting, stomachache or diarrhea.

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