Is Hills of Snow Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Hills of Snow

The Hills of Snow is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, dermatitis, diarrhea, depression, dyspnea, nausea and vomiting.

Hills of Snow is a flowering plant native to eastern United States and belongs to the family Hydrangeaceae. It is a deciduous shrub that could grow up to 3 meters tall. Its leaves are serrated, ovate and large while the stem bark has a peculiar tendency to peel off in several successive thin layers with different colors.

The scientific name for this plant is Hydrangea arborescens. Additional name for this plant include Hortensia, Hydrangea, Seven Bark, Smooth Hydrangea and Wild Hydrangea.

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