Is Iris Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Iris is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, drooling, lethargy, salivation, skin irritation, ulcers of the mouth, and vomiting.

Iris are perennials that feature simple or branched flowering stems standing erect with stunning flowers to boast The long stem showcases flowers in the shape of a fan and has one or more symmetrical six-lobed flowers.The name Iris is derived from the Greek goddess of rainbow because of the wide variety of flower colors found in this plant species.

The scientific name for this plant is Iris species. Additional name for this plant include Flag, Snake Lily, Yellow Flag, Yellow Iris, and Water Flag.

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