Boston Ivy - Knowledgebase Question

marquette, MI
Question by pookie53629
April 13, 1999
Is the bluish berry/fruit that grows on Boston ivy edible for human consumption, and/or safe for birds?

Answer from NGA
April 13, 1999


It is poisonous to people. I believe it's harmless to birds, as is often the case with plants toxic to humans. If it is toxic to birds, they will not eat it.

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