Is Figwort Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Figwort is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include anorexia, depression, diarrhea, hypersalivation, seizures, tremors, vomiting and wobbly gait.

Figwort is one of the more common buttercups across Europe and Eurasia. It is a species of flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae. Figwort is also known as  tall buttercup,giant buttercup and meadow buttercup.  The juice that the  plant produces is semi-poisonous to animals.

The scientific name for this plant is Ranunculus acris. Additional name for this plant include Burwort, Buttercup, Butter Cress, Crowfoot Burwort, Common Buttercup, Giant Buttercup, Meadow Buttercup and Tall Buttercup .

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