Photos of Poisonous Plants and Flowers

From those that are safe for pets to the most deadly, a list of poisonous plants and flowers commonly used in arrangements and landscaping. Dogs,  don’t seem to know the difference, at least mine don’t, my Gordon’s will chomp on the Lantana in my backyard every chance they get! Hope this list is helpful to you!

Sally Gift, Mesa AZ

 

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Flowers Toxic to dogs that are commonly used in flower arrangements
Chrysanthemums

Dangerous Parts: All Parts
Reaction: Diarrhea, vomiting, hypersalivation
Flowers and plants that cause rashes (Dermatitus)
Chrysanthemums

Dangerous Parts: Leaves and Flowers
Reaction: Rash
Flowers that cause upset stomachs (Vomiting, diarrhea, and gas)
Baby’s Breath (Gypsophila)

Dangerous Parts: Flowers and Stems
Reaction: Diarrhea, vomiting
Plants that cause upset stomachs (Vomiting, diarrhea, and gas)
Cyclamen

Dangerous Parts: All Parts
Reaction: Diarrhea and vomiting
Flowers and plants that cause organ damage (Kidney, liver, stomach, heart, etc.)
Cardboard Palm

Dangerous Parts: All Parts
Reaction: Vomiting, increased thirst, hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, bruising, liver damage, liver failure.
Flowers and plants that cause death
Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia)

Dangerous Parts: All Parts
Reaction: Convulsions and death
Flowers that are not toxic to dogs and are commonly used in flower arrangements.Below are some of the flowers that are commonly used in floral arrangements which are listed as Non Toxic to dogs by the ASPCA.
Snapdragons

Emergency Contact Information.
If this is a poison emergency call the American Association of Poison Control Centers at 1-800-222-1222
The ASPCA also provides a poison emergency phone line and they maintain one of the most comprehensive databases of flowers and plants toxic to pets. This database was used to identify many of the flowers and plants in this article. If you are looking for a plant or flower that isn’t covered here, you should try the ASPCA website.

 

Please feel free to download the PDF versions of this page, a single page printer friendly list or a multi page list with pictures. While these documents are intended for personal use, veterinarians, animal shelters and other such caregivers are invited to make copies for distribution to concerned pet owners.

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