Is Emerald Feather Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

The Emerald Feather is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, allergic dermatitis, dermal irritation, diarrhea and vomiting.

Emerald Feather is an evergreen perennial plant that is native to southern Africa, from Mozambique to South Africa. It cannot flourish in very cold areas so they are usually grown under glass. For flower arrangement, the dense 50 cm plumes of foliage are very valuable.

The scientific name for this plant is Asparagus densiflorus. Additional name for this plant include Asparagus, Asparagus Fern, Climbing Asparagus, Climing Feather Fern, Emerald Feather, Emerald Fern, Feather Fern, Lace Fern, Plumosa Fern, Racemose Asparagus, Shatavari and Sprengeri Fern.

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