Plants And Flowers

It is important to be absolutely sure in the identification of any plant before feeding to a hamster. If there is any doubt "leave it out".

Wild Plants and flowers which can be fed to hamsters are:

  • Alyssum
  • Asters
  • Bramble leaves
  • Blackberry leaves
  • Burnet
  • Chickweed
  • Clover
  • Coltsfoot
  • Cornflowers
  • Cow Parsley
  • Crosswort
  • Dandelion leaves and flower
  • Dock
  • Groundsel
  • Hawthorn leaves
  • Hedge Parsley
  • Knot Grass
  • Mallow
  • Marigolds
  • Michaelmas Daisies
  • Nasturtiums
  • Nipplewort
  • Phlox
  • Plaintain
  • Roses
  • Salvias
  • Shepherds Purse
  • Sow Thistle
  • Sweetpeas
  • Trefoil
  • Vetch
  • Wallflowers
  • Watercress
  • Young grass

The following should not be fed as they are poisonous to hamsters:

  • Bindweed
  • Bluebells
  • Bulbs
  • Buttercups
  • Clematis
  • Crocus
  • Deadly Nightshade
  • Elder
  • Evergreen Plants
  • Hemlock
  • Henbane
  • Horse Chestnut
  • Laurel leaves
  • Oak leaves
  • Privet
  • Ragwort
  • Scarlet Pimpernel
  • Speedwell
  • Toadflax