Is Glacier Ivy Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Glacier Ivy

The Glacier Ivy is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, choking, convulsions, diarrhea, dysphagia, hypersalivation and vomiting.

Glacier Ivy is a vine that flourishes in dark and moist areas. You can normally find them in waste spaces, gardens, tree trunks and walls. This climbing evergreen plant avoids exposure to direct sunlight and thrives in a wide range of soil pH. They can grow as high as 30 meters and climb with their aerial rootlets with matted pad.

The scientific name for this plant is Hedera helix. Additional name for this plant include Branching Ivy, Calfornia Ivy, Common Ivy, English Ivy, European Ivy, Glacier Ivy, Ivy, Needlepoint Ivy and Sweetheart Ivy.

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