Is Mayweed Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Mayweed is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include allergic reactions, anorexia, bleeding, contact dermatitis, diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea, and vomiting.

Mayweed, also known as stinking chamomile, is a flowering annual plant with a noticeable and strong odor. Its odor is often considered unpleasant in which it gains the common epithet “stinking”. It has successfully migrated to the New Europes where it can be found growing in meadows, alongside roads, and in fields.

The scientific name for this plant is Anthemis cotula. Additional names for this plant include Maroute, Mayweed, Poison Daisy, Stinking Chamomile, and Wild Chamomile.

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