Poisonous Plants
Indoor/Outdoor

ASPCA NATIONAL ANIMAL POISON CONTROL CENTER
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1-888-4ANI-HELP (888-416-4435)
If your pet chews or ingests any of the following plants or shows symptoms please call:

TOXIC HOUSEPLANTS:

The following give rash after contact with the skin or mouth:

       Chrysanthemum

       Creeping Fig
       Poinsettia
       Pot Mum (might produce dermatitis)
       Spider Mum (might produce dermatitis)
       Weeping Fig


The following are irritating to mucus membranes (toxic Oxalates); the mouth

especially gets swollen; painful tongue; sore lips:
 

        Arrowhead Vine
        Boston Ivy
        Collodium
        Drunk Cane
        Emerald Duke

        Heart Leaf (philodendrum)

        Majesty

        Marble Queen

        Neththytis Ivy

        Pathos

        Red Princess

        Saddle Leaf (philodendrum)

        Split Leaf (philodendrum)

 

The following may contain a wide variety of poisons. Most cause vomiting,

abdominal pain, cramps. Some cause tremors, heart and respiratory

and/or kidney problems, which are difficult for owners to interpret:
 

        Amaryllis
        Asparagus Fern
        Azalea
        Bird of Paradise
        Creeping Charlie
        Crown of Thorns
        Elephant Ears
        Glocal Ivy
        Heart Ivy
        Ivy
        Jerusalem Cherry
        Needlepoint Ivy
        Pot Mum
        Ripple Ivy
        Spider Mum
        Sprangeri Fern
        Umbrella Plant


OUTDOOR PLANTS WITH TOXIC EFFECTS:

Outdoor Plants that produce vomiting and diarrhea in some cases.
 

       Bittersweet Woody
       Daffodil
       Delphinium
       Castor Bean
       Foxglove
       Ground Cherry
       Indian Tobacco
       Indian Turnip
       Larkspur
       Poke Weed
       Skunk Cabbage
       Soapberry
       Wisteria


Trees and shrubs that are poisonous and may produce vomiting, abdominal

pain and in some cases diarrhea:
 

        Almond Peach
        American Yew
        Apricot
        Balsam Pear
        Bird of Paradise
        Black Locust
        Buckeye
        Cherry
        English Holly
        English Yew
        Horse Chestnut
        Japanese Plum
        Mock Orange
        Monkey Pod
        Privet
        Rain Tree
        Western Yew
        Wild Cherry


Outdoor Plants with varied toxic effect:
 

        Angel's Trumpet
        Buttercup
        Dologeton
        Dutchman's Breeches
        Jasmine
        Jimsonweed
        Locoweed
        Lupine
        Matrimony Vine
        Mayapple
        Mescal Bean
        Moonseed
        Mushrooms
        Nightshade
        Pigweed
        Poison Hemlock
        Rhubarb
        Spinach
        Sunburned Potatoes
        Tomato Vine
        Water Hemlock


Hallucinogens:
 

        Locoweed
        Marijuana
        Morning Glory
        Nutmeg
        Periwinkle
        Peyote


Outdoor Plants that produce convulsions:
 

        Chinaberry
        Coriaria
        Moonweed
        Nux Vomica
        Water Hemlock

 

 

 

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