Is Fleabane Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Fleabane is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include diarrhea, nausea, upset stomach and vomiting.

Fleabane is a perennial herb that can be found in Canada and the United States, from Alberta and British Columbia south as far as Arizona and New Mexico. It can grow up to 100 cm tall and features white, blue or lavender ray florets surrounding many yellow disc florets.

The scientific name for this plant is Erigeron speciosus. Additional name for this plant include Aspen Fleabane, Garden Fleabane, Horseweed, Seaside Daisy, Showy Daisy and Showy Fleabane.

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