Is Meadow Saffron Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Meadow Saffron

The Meadow Saffron is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include bone marrow suppression, bloody vomiting, diarrhea, multi-organ damage, oral irritation, rapid pulse, shock, and tarry stools.

Meadow Saffron is a perennial herb with leaves up to 25 cm. It is toxic autumn-blooming flowering plant that resembles the true crocuses. Meadow Saffron is used for medicinal purposes for treating gout and fever.

The scientific name for this plant is Colchicum autumnale. Additional names for this plant include Autumn Crocus and Naked Ladies.

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