Is Daisy Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Daisy

The Daisy is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include dermatitis, diarrhea, excessive salivation, hyper salivation, incoordination, loss of coordination, and vomiting.

Most species of this plant originate from East Asia and the center of diversity is in China. Daisies are flowering plants of the genus Chrysanthemum in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Asia and northeastern Europe. Countless horticultural varieties and cultivars exist.

The scientific name for this plant is Chrysanthemum species. Additional names for this plant include Chrysanthemum, Florist’S Daisy, Hardy Garden Mum, and Mum.

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