Is Lady-of-the-night Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Lady-of-the-night

The Lady-of-the-night is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include coughing, diarrhea, disorientation, hypersalivation, inability to regulate body temperature, incoordination, lethargy, seizures, tremors, and vomiting.

Lady-of-the-night is small tree with leaves simply arranged and in an oval shape. This flowering plant belong to the family of the nightshades or Solanaceae. Raintree is one of the common names for this genus.

The scientific name for this plant is Brunfelsia species. Additional name for this plant include Brazil Raintree, Franciscan Rain Tree, Kiss-Me-Quick, Morning-Noon-And-Night, and Yesterday-Today-and-Tomorrow.

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