Is Jonquil Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Jonquil

The Jonquil is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abnormal breathing, cardiac arrhythmias, convulsions, diarrhea, drooling, increased heart rate, low blood pressure, salvation, tremors, and vomiting.

Jonquil is a bulbous flowering plant, in the family Narcissus (daffodil) that is native to Spain and Portugal but has now become naturalized in many other regions. It has been cultivated in France since 18th century for its oil use in modern perfumes.

The scientific name for this plant is Narcissus jonquilla. Additional names for this plant include Daffodil, Narcissus, Paper White, and Rush Daffodil.

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