In article <3tv1c1$pqt at newsbf02.news.aol.com>, chammie at aol.com says...
>>I was wondering if morning glories (Ipomoea) are toxic...they are prolific
>in my yard and I was thinking of moving some into my reptile enclosure.
>The reptile in the cage is omnivorous and will snack on any plant in
>there...I presently have a hibiscus and pothos in there. All the books I
>have read don't have the toxicity data on Ipomoea...Thanks!
Seeds of Ipomoea nil (=Pharbitis ni, morning glory) contain pharbitin (glycoside).
This substance cause diarrhea if one eat about 7 seeds (about 0.3 g) .
I have no information on the effects of pharbitin on reptile.