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The ParrotChronicles Plant List

Safe for birds to chew
African daisy, african violet, aluminum plant, alyssum, baby's tears, bachelor's button, balloon flower, bamboo (including golden), bee balm, bellflower, bird of paradise, bird's nest fern, black-eyed Susan vine, blue marguerite, bottlebrush, bougainvillea, brush cherry, butterfly bush, California poppy, camellia, canna lily, carob tree, carpet bugle, cast iron plant, China aster, China doll, Christmas cactus, cockscomb, coleus, coreopsis, coral bells, corn plant, cosmos, crape myrtle, crocus (spring-blooming), crown-pink, dahlia, dandelion, daylily, Douglas fir, dracaena, escallonia, eucalyptus (some species), eugenia, evening primrose, false spiraea, ferns (asparagus, bird's nest, Boston, maidenhair), figs (creeping, rubber, laurel left), flame violet, flowering maple, forget-me-not, freesia, fuchsia, gardenia, globe thistle,
nasturtiums
Many plants are safe for parrots to nibble on, including these nasturtiums.
gloxinia, goldfish plant, grape hyacinth, grape ivy, hare's-foot fern, hawthorn, heart-of-flame bromeliad, hen and chicks, hibiscus, honey locust, ice plant, impatiens, India hawthorn, japanese aralia, Job's tears, kangaroo vine, lavender, lipstick plant, liriope, magnolia, manzanita, meadow sweet, mirror plant, money plant, moneywort, mosaic plant, mountain ash, mulberry, nasturtium, neoregelia bromeliad, nerve plant, orchids, pachysandra, palms (except fishtail), Palo Verde, passion vine, peperomia, persian violet, petunia, phlox, photinia, piggy-back plant, pine tree, pink polka-dot plant, pittosporum tobira, plantain lily, pocketbook plant, ponytail plant, portulaca, prayer plant, purple coneflower, purple velvet plant, queen's tears bromeliad, rattlesnake plant, red-hot poker, rockrose, rosary vine, sage, silk tree, snapdragon, spider flower, spider plant, spiraea, spruce, star jasmine, statice, stonecrop, strawberry tree, sunflower, swedish ivy, sweet gum, sword fern, sycamore, ti plant, urn plant, bromeliad, viburnum, vriesea bromeliad, weigela, willow, yucca, zinnia

Toxic plants
African boxwood, agave, amaryllis, anemone, angel's trumpet, anthurium, arborvitae, arrowhead plant, arum, autumn crocus, avocado, azalea, barberry, begonia, belladonna, belladonna lily, birch tree, bird-of-paradise shrub, black henbane, black locust (seeds), blood lily, Boston ivy, bouncing bet, boxwood, broom, buckeye, buckthorn, bulb flowers, Bushman's poison, buttercup,
ivy
Many common houseplants such as this devil's ivy are poisonous when ingested.
caladium, California buckeye, calla lily, camphor tree, carnation, Carolina jessamine, castor bean, century plant, cestrum, chenille plant, cherry, chinaberry, Chinese evergreen, Chinese lantern, chokecherry, chrysanthemum, cineraria, clematis, coast redwood, cockle, columbine, common burdock, copperleaf, coral plant, coral tree, cotoneaster, crinum lily, croton, crown of thorns, cyclamen, daffodil bulb, daisy, daphne, death camas, delphinium, dumb cane, dusty miller, Easter lily, echium, elderberry, elephant's ear, English laurel, ergot, eucalyptus (some species), euonymus, euphorbia, fig (weeping and fiddle-leaf), firethorn, fishtail palm, four-o'clock, foxglove, foxtail barley, gladiolus, glory lily, goldenchain tree, gopher plant, groundcherry, ground ivy, heather, heliotrope, hellebore, holly berries, honey bush, horse chestnut, hyacinth, hydrangea, Indian currant, Indian turnip, iris, ivy (English), Jack-in-the-pulpit, Japanese aucuba, Japanese pieris, jatropha, jequirity bean, jerusalem cherry, jessamine, jimson weed, juniper, kaffir lily, lantana, larkspur, laurel cherry, lily-of-the-Nile, lily-of-the-valley, lobelia, love-in-a-mist, love-lies-bleeding, lupine, marijuana, marsh marigold, May apple, meadow saffron, milkweed, Ming aralia, mistletoe, monkshood, morning glory (seeds), myoporum, myrtle, naked lady, natal plum, nephthytis, nerine, nightshade, oak tree (acorns), oleander, yellow oleander, pampas grass, periwinkle, peruvian lily, philodendron, pittosporum (all species but tobira), poinsettia, poison hemlock,
mums
Chrysanthemums also are deadly.
poison oak, pokeweed, poppy, potato plant, pothos (devil's ivy), pregnant onion, primrose, privet, pyracantha, red oak, rhododendron, rhubarb (leaves), rosary bean, rubber plant, sago palm, scarlet pimpernel, schefflera, skunk cabbage, snake plant, snow-on-the-mountain, snowberry, snowdrop, snowflake, spathiphyllum, spider lily, split-leaf philodendron, spurges, squill, St. Johnswort, star-of-Bethelehem, stinging nettle, string of beads, tansy, taro, tomato (all but the fruit), toyon, tree-of-heaven, tree tobacco, tuberose, tulip, umbrella plant, umbrella tree, virginia creeper, water hemlock, wild onion, windflower, wintersweet, wisteria, yarrow, yew (English & Japanese seeds), yew pine.

Seeds of almond, apple, apricot, black cherry, cherry, crabapple, loquat, nectarine, peach, pear, plum

This list is based on the California Poison Control System. If you have seen a plant on our toxic list identified as safe some place else, or a plant deemed safe here listed as toxic elsewhere, err on the side of caution and avoid any plant labeled poisonous. Some individual plants might not be proven toxic but are listed because they belong to a family of plants known to be poisonous.

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