Poison Plants

Serious poisoning by plants is fortunately uncommon.
A likely “victim” will be a young puppy, investigating its new home, and nibbling at more than's good for it.

Symptoms are usually a bad case of vomiting or diarrhea.
After that's over, all is forgotten and then it's back to the look that says “where’s my supper?”. 

Things can however, get dangerous - if left untreated.
Toxins in various plants can induce twitching, unsteadiness, convulsions ....or even worse. 
Any of these signs and /or lethargy, and / or loss of appetite ..
"GET TO A VET".

  • Aloe Vera, Amaryllis, Apple(seeds), Apple Leaf Croton, Apricot(stones) Asparagus Fern, Autumn Crocus, Azalea.

  • Baby’s Breath, Birds of Paradise, Box-Hedge(leaves), Bluebell(seeds) Branching Ivy, Bracken, Buckeye, Buddist Pine, Buttercup.

  • Caladiun, Calla Lily, Castor Bean, Ceriman, Charming Dieffenbachia, Cherry, Cineria, Chinese Evergreen, Clematis, Cordatum, Corn Plant, Cornstalk Plant, Crocus, Croton, Cuban Laurel, Christmas Daisy, Cutleaf Philedendron, Cycads and Cyclamen.

  • Daffodil (bulbs), Daphne, Delphinium, Devil’s Ivy, Dieffenbachia, Draceana Palm, Dragon Tree, Dumb Cane.

  • Easter Lily, Elaine, Elberberries, Elephants Ears, Emerald Feather, English Ivy, Eucalyptus.

  • Fiddle-leaf Fig, Florida Beauty, Foxglove, Fruit Salad Plant.

  • Geranium, German Ivy, Giant Dumb Cane, Gold Dust Dracaena, Glacier Ivy, Gladiolus, Golden Pothos.

  • Hyacinth, Heartland Pliledendron, Holly(berries), Hurricane Plant, Hydrangea

  • Indian Rubber Plant, Ivy.

  • Janet Craig Dracaena, Japanese Show Lily, Jerusalem Cherry.

  • Kalanchoe.

  • Laburnham, Larkspur, Lacy Tree Philedendron, Lily of the Valley, Lupin.

  • Madagascar Dragon Tree, Marble Queen, Marijuana, May (apples), Mistletoe (berries), Mexican Breadfruit, Miniture Croton, Mongashood, Moonseed (berries and roots), Morning Glory, Mother-in-Law’s Tongue.

  • Narcissus, Needlepoint Ivy, Nephitis, Nightshade.

  • Oak (leaves and acorns), Oleander, Onion, Oriental Lily.

  • Peach lily, Peach (leaves and stone), Pencil Cactus, Plumosa Fern, Poinsettia, Pothos, Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Precatory Bean, Primrose.

  • Red Emerald, Red Princess, Red Margined Dracaena, Rhodedendron, Ribbon Plant, Ragwort, Raisins, Rape, Rhododendron, Rhubard (leaves).

  • Saddle Leaf Philedendron, Sago Palm, Satin Pothos, Scheffiera, Silver Pothos, Snowdrop, Spotted Dumb Cane, String of Pearls, Sweet pea, Sweetheart Ivy, Swiss Cheese Plant.

  • Taro Vine, Tiger Lily, Tomato Plant (green fruit, stem and leaves), Tree Philedendron, Tropic Snow Dieffenbachia, Tulip.

  • Water Hemlock, Wild Cherry (twigs and leaves), Wisteria, Weeping Fig.

  • Yew.......
    ....... and if - “yew” (groan!)  hear of any others, please let us know! ....

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