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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Polygonaceae
Genus: Rheum

Rhubarb is a kind of plant. It is known for its color. It is baked in pie sometimes. It is often eaten with sugar and potato pancakes. The leaves are toxic. Eating rhubarb raw is harmful to the body and it must always be cooked for safe consumption.


If you use rhubarb from home or someone’s garden, ensure that the leaves are removed before it is given to students. Rhubarb leaves contain far more oxalic acid than the stalk, and are harmful. so yeah dont eat it kids.