Is Daffodil Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Daffodil

The Daffodil is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, cardiac arrhythmias, diarrhea, drooling, large ingestions cause convulsions, low blood pressure, nausea, tremors, salvation and vomiting.

Daffodil features white or yellow, with either uniform or contrasting coloured corona and tepals. The flower has six petal-like tepals surmounted by a cup- or trumpet-shaped coronas.  This spring perennial plant belong to the amaryllis family, Amaryllidaceae and native to meadows and woods in southern Europe and North Africa.

The scientific name for this plant is Narcissus spp. Additional name for this plant include Jonquil, Narcissus and Paper White.

Image: Istock.com / Jonas Ronnbro

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