plants that are toxic

to pets





Houseplants that cause a skin reaction after contact with the skin or mouth
Chrysanthemum Creeping Fig
Poinsettia Weeping Fig
Irritating plants, some of which contain oxalic acid, which causes mouth swelling, difficulty swallowing, respiratory problems and gastrointestinal upsets.
Arrowhead Vine Malanga
Boston Ivy Marbel Queen
Caladium Mother-in-law plant
Calla or Arum lily Neththyis
Dumbcane (diffenbachia) Parlor Ivy
Elephant's Ear Pothos or devils lily
Emerald Duke Peace lily
Heart Leaf (Philodendron) Red princess
Jack-in-the-pulpit Saddle leaf (Philodendron)
Majesty Split leaf (Philodendron)
Tuberous Begonia
Plants that contain a wide variety of poisons.  Most cause vomiting, pain in the abdomen and cramps; some cause tremors, heart and respiratory and/or kidney problems, which might be difficult for owners to interpret.
Amaryllis Jerusalem Cherry
Asparagus Fern Night Shade
Azalea Pot MUM
Bird-of-Paradise Ripple Ivy
Creeping Charlie Spider Mum
Crown of Thorns Sprangeri Fern
Elephant's ear Umbrella Plant


Outdoor Plants that can produce vomiting and diarrhea: 
Bittersweet Woody Indian Turnip
Castor Bean Larkspur Woody
Daffodil Poke Weed
Delphinium Skunk Cabbage
Foxglove Soapberry
Ground Cherry Wisteria
Indian Tobacco  
Trees and shrubs that may produce vomiting, painful abdomen and diarrhea:
American Yew English Yew
Apricot Horse Chestnut
Almond Japanese Plum
Azalea (Rhododendron) Mock Orange
Balsam Pear Monkey Pod
Bird-of-Paradise bush Peach
Buckeye Privet
Cherry Rain Tree
English Holly Western Black Locust Yew
Wild Cherry
Outdoor plants with varied toxic effects:
Angel's Trumpet Mescal Bean
Buttercup Moonseed
Dologeton Mushrooms
Rhubarb Nightshades
Dutchman's Breeches Pigweed
Jasmine Poison Hemlock
Jimsonweed Spinach
Locoweed Sunburned Potatoes
Lupine Tomato Vine
May Apple Water Hemlock
Matrimony Vine
Locoweed Nutmeg
Marijuana Periwinkle
Morning Glory Peyote
Outdoor plants that produce convulsions:
Chinaberry Nux Vomica
Coriaria Water Hemlock


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