POISONING and or TOXIC PLANTS, TREES AND SHRUBS
In some types of vegetation only certain parts of the plant are toxic. In others, all parts are poisonous. Ingestion causes a wide range of systems. They include mouth irritation, drooling, vomiting, diarrhea, hallucinations, seizures, coma and death.
This list is of common toxic Houseplants, Outdoor Plants, Trees and Shrubs is not a list of all poisonous plants.
TOXIC HOUSEPLANTS may cause a rash after contact with the skin or mouth
Chrysanthemum Weeping fig Creeping fig Poinsettia
IRRITATING PLANTS which some contain oxalic acid that causes mouth swelling and may cause generalized toxicity such as staggering and collapse
Arrowhead vine Boston ivy Caladium Calla or Arum lily Dumbcane Elephants ear Emerald duke Heart leaf (philodendron) Jack-in-the-pulpit Majesty Malanga Marble queen Mother-in-law plant (snake plant) Neththyis Parlor ivy Pothos or Devils lily Peace lily Red princess Saddle leaf (philodendron) Split leaf (philodendron)
TOXIC PLANTS which most cause vomiting, abdominal pain and cramps. Some cause tremors, heart, respiratory or kidney problems
Amaryllis Asparagus fern Azalea Bird of paradise Creeping Charlie Crown of thorns Glocal ivy Heart ivy Ivy Jerusalem Needlepoint ivy Pot mum Ripple ivy Spider mum Sprangeri fern Umbrella plant
OUTDOOR PLANTS that produce vomiting and or diarrhea
Delphinium Daffodil Castor bean Indian turnip Fox glove Skunk cabbage Poke weed Bittersweet woody Ground cherry Larkspur Indian tobacco Wisteria Soap berry
TREES and SHRUBS that are poisonous and may produce vomiting, abdominal pain and or diarrhea
Azalea (rhododendron) Horse chestnut Buckeye Rain tree Monkey pod American yew Western yew English holly Privet Mock orange Bird of paradise bush Apricot, almond Peach tree Wild cherry Japanese plum Balsam pear Black locust English Yew
OUTDOOR PLANTS with varied toxic effects
Rhubarb Spinach Sunburned potatoes Loco weed Dologeton Buttercup Nightshade Poison hemlock Pig weed Water Hemlock Mushrooms Moonseed May apple Dutchmans breeches Angels trumpet Jasmine Matrimony vine
Marijuana Morning glory Nutmeg Periwinkle Peyote Loco weed
China berry Coriaria Moonweed Nux vomica Water hemlock
If you think your cat may have been poisoned call the emergency room of your local hospital and ask for information from the Poison Control Center. The number for the National Animal Poison Control Center is 800 548-2423 or 900 680-0000. This hotline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. * There is a credit card charge for the consultation.