Is Chrysanthemum Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Chrysanthemum

The Chrysanthemum is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include dermatitis, diarrhea, drooling, hypersalivation, incoordination, loss of balance, lesions and vomiting.

Chrysanthemums are native to Asia and northeastern Europe. They are flowering plants of the genus Chrysanthemum in the family Asteraceae, sometimes called chrysanths or mums. The flowers varied in many forms  like pompons or buttons and it can be daisy-like. It is one of the popular flowers used for display and bouquets.

The scientific name for this plant is Chrysanthemum spp.. Additional name for this plant include Daisy, Florist’s Daisy, Hardy Garden Mum amd Mum.

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