Is Amaryllis Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

 Amaryllis Plant

The Amaryllis is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, anorexia, death, depression, diarrhea, hypersalivation, liver and kidney damage, tremors and vomiting.

Amaryllis is a perennial plant widely grown as an ornamental plant. They grow with one or two erect stems and the inflorescence bears fragrant funnel-shaped flowers on a leafless stem, Their pink flowers usually appear in the autumn. They are also native to Cape Province in South Africa but has been naturalized in different continents and islands.

The scientific name for this plant is Amaryllis spp. Additional name for this plant include Belladonna Lily, Jersey Lily, Naked Lady, Amarillo and Easter Lily.

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