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Beaver Lake Animal Hospital

26325 SE 39th Street
Issaquah, WA 98029

(425)557-0752

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TOXIC PLANTS



Toxic plants can cause a variety of symptoms.  Each plant is categorized by the symptoms expected after exposure to it.  The categories are described at the end of the list.
Amarylis gastroirritant         
Azalea cardiac glycosides
Begonia, sand oxalates, dermatitis
Bird of Paradise gastroirritant
Black nightshade berry solanine
Butterfly weed gastroirritant
Calla lily oxalates
Calamondin orange dermatitis
Carnation gastroirritant
Castor bean toxalbumin
Christmas cherry solanine, dermatitis
Chrysanthemum dermatitis, pyrethrum
Cotoneaster berry amygdalin
Cyclamen gastroirritant
Daffodil gastroirritant
Daisy dermatitis, pyrethrum
Daphne gastroirritant, dermatitis
Devils Ivy oxalates, dermatitis
Dieffenbachia oxalates, dermatitis
Dumbcane oxalates, dermatitis
English holly gastroirritant
English Ivy gastroirritant
Elderberry amygdalin
Elephant ears oxalates
Eucalyptus gastroirritant
Firecracker gastroirritant, dermatitis
Foxglove cardiac glycosides, dermatitis
Geranium dermatitis
Golden chain nicotine
Holly berry gastroirritant
Horsechestnut gastroirritant
Hyacinth gastroirritant, dermatitis
Hydrangea blossom amygdalin
Iris gastroirritant, dermatitis
Jack-in-the-pulpit oxalates, dermatitis
Jequirity bean toxalbumin
Jerusalem cherry solanine, dermatitis
Jimson weed dermatitis, anticholinergic
Juniper depressants, gastroirritant, dermatitis
Larkspur cardiac glycosides
Laurel cardiac glycosides

Lily-of-the-Valley cardiac glycosides, dermatitis

Mistletoe gastroirritant, cardiac glycosides
Morning glory hallucinogenic
Needlepoint ivy gastroirritant, dermatitis
Oleander cardiac glycoside
Oxalis oxalates, dermatitis
Philodendron oxalates, dermatitis
Podocarpus gastroirritant
Poison ivy dermatitis, gastroirritant
Poison sumac dermatitis, gastroirritant
Poison hemlock nicotine, dermatitis
Potato plant anticholinergic, solanine
Pothos oxalates, dermatitis
Pyracantha gastroirritant
Rhododendron cardiac glycosides
Rhubarb oxalates
Rosary pea toxalbumin
Skunk cabbage oxalates
Snow-on-the-mountain - gastroirritant, dermatitis
Spathe flower oxalates
String of pearls dermatitis, gastroirritant
Tomato leaves solanine
Tulips dermatitis, gastroirritant
Violets symptoms; cathartic effect
Wild carrots dermatitis
Wild peas gastroirritant
Yew berry - gastroirritant
 
Amygdalin:  Body converts to cyanide.  Symptoms often delayed.  Vomiting, severe stomach pain, paralysis, unconsciousness, breathing difficulty, and others.
 
Anticholinergic:  Blurred vision, dry mouth, fast heart rate, anxiety, disorientation, hallucinations, and others.
 
Cardiac Glycosides:  Vomiting, vision changes, loss of appetite, drowsiness, irregular heartbeat, and others.
 
Depressants:  Confusion, drowsiness, mild depression, and others.
 
Dermatitis:  Redness, itching, rash; nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea on ingestion.
 
Gastroirritant:  Irritation of mouth and throat, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
 
Hallucinogenic:  Confusion, hallucinations, delusions, panic states, and others.
Nicotine:  Bloody vomiting, sweating, salivation, headache, fast heart rate, weakness, fever, and others.
 
Oxalates:  Intense irritation and swelling of mouth, tongue, throat, breathing and speaking difficulty, vomiting, diarrhea, and others.
 
Pyrethrum:  Numbness of lips and tongue, sneezing, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, restlessness, ringing in the ears, and others.
 
Solanine:  Muscle weakness, salivation, sweating, breathing difficulty, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, anxiety, disorientation, and others.
 
Toxalbumin:  Mouth, esophageal, stomach corosion, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, liver and kidney damage, bleeding, hemolysis, shock, and others.