Is Indian Pink Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Indian Pink

The Indian Pink is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, depression, diarrhea, drooping ears, excessive salivation, heart rhythm disturbances, nasal discharge, and vomiting.

Indian Pink is a species of flowering plant native to the Americas. It belongs to the bellflower family Campanulaceae and is found in wet places, streambanks, and swamps. Indian Pink is used for in treating externally for rheumatism and swelling.

The scientific name for this plant is Lobelia cardinalis. Additional names for this plant include Cardinal-flower, Cardinalflower, Cardinal Lobelia, Red Lobelia, and Slinkweed.

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