Is False Bittersweet Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

False Bittersweet

The c is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include diarrhea, seizures, vomiting, and weakness.

False Bittersweet is sturdy perennial vine in a species of Celastrus. These fruits are poisonous to humans when consumed. But its roots were used by the Native Americans for medicinal purposes. Its flowers blooms mostly in June and is commonly found on rich, well-drained soils of woodlands.

The scientific name for this plant is Celastrus scandens. Additional names for this plant include American Bittersweet, Climbing Bittersweet, and Oriental Bittersweet.

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