Poisonous Plants to Avoid

There are a number of common plants which may be toxic to dogs and cats and should be avoided.

These include (but are not limited to):

  • Arum Lily
  • Autumn Crocus
  • Australian Flame Tree
  • Avocado
  • Azalea Baneberry
  • Bird Of Paradise
  • Bishop’s Weed
  • Black Laurel
  • Black Locust
  • Bleeding Heart
  • Bloodroot
  • Bluebonnet
  • Blue-Green Algae
  • Boxwood
  • Bracken Fern
  • Buckthorn
  • Bulb Flowers
  • Burdock
  • Cacao
  • Camel Bush
  • Caladium
  • Calla Lily
  • Cardinal Flower
  • Chalice
  • Cherry Tree
  • Chinaberry Tree
  • Clematis
  • Cocklebur
  • Coffee
  • Coral Plant
  • Coriander
  • Dieffenbachia
  • Elderberry
  • Elephant Ear (Taro)
  • Eucalyptus
  • Euonymus
  • False Hellebore
  • Flame Tree
  • Felt Plant
  • Firethorn
  • Four O’Clock
  • Foxglove
  • Glottidium
  • Golden Chain
  • Ground Cherry
  • Heaths
  • Heliotrope
  • Hemlock
  • Henbane
  • Holly
  • Honeysuckle
  • Horse Chestnut
  • Horsetail
  • Hydrangea
  • English Ivy
  • Jasmine
  • Jimsonweed
  • Lantana
  • Larkspur
  • Lily Of The Valley
  • Easter Lily
  • Lupine
  • Marijuana
  • Mandrake
  • Mexican Poppy
  • Milkweed
  • Vetch
  • Yellow Jasmine
  • Mistletoe
  • Mock Orange
  • Monkshood
  • Moonseed
  • Morning Glory
  • Mountain Laurel
  • Mushrooms
  • Nightshades
  • Oak
  • Oleander
  • Periwinkle
  • Philodendron
  • Pigweed
  • Poinciana
  • Poinsettia
  • Poison Ivy
  • Poison Oak
  • Pokeweed
  • Potato Shoots
  • Privet
  • Pyricantha
  • Rain Tree
  • Ranunculus (Buttercup)
  • Rape
  • Red Maple
  • Snowdrop
  • Spurges
  • Sweet Pea
  • Tansy
  • Tobacco
  • Wisteria
  • Yews

If your pet has ingested one of these plants, contact us or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at (888) 426-4435.

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