Is Burning Bush Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Burning Bush

The Burning Bush is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, blindness, diarrhea, dilated pupils, heart rhythm abnormalities, shock, vomiting and weakness.

The Burning Bush is native to eastern North America. It is a species of shrub in the bittersweet family and has the commons names American wahoo, eastern wahoo, burningbush, and hearts bursting with love.

The scientific name for this plant is Euonymus atropurpurea. Additional names for this plant include American Wahoo, Burningbush, Eastern Wahoo, Hearts Bursting with Love, Spindle Tree, and Wahoo.

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