Is Clematis Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Clematis is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include diarrhea, hypersalivation, purging, vomiting and weakness.

Clematis is a genus mostly vigorous, woody, climbing vines. The genus name is from Ancient Greek clématis with over 250 known species and cultivars. It is a member of the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae and mainly of Japanese and Chinese origin. More and more hybrids are being produced constantly and one of popular garden hybrids is the Clematis ‘Jackmanii.

The scientific name for this plant is Clematis spp.. Additional name for this plant include Leatherflower, Leather Flower, Old Man’s Beard, Traveller’s Joy, Vase Vine and Virgin’s Bower.

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