Is Nasturtium (Watercress) Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Nasturtium (Watercress)

The Nasturtium (Watercress) is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include depressed, diarrhea, vomiting, and weakness.

Watercress is a perennial, aquatic or semi-aquatic plant native to Europe and Asia. It is a member of the family Brassicaceae. Small, white and green flowers are frequently visited by insects. The hollow stems of watercress will float that is why it is well-suited to hydroponic cultivation.

The scientific name for this plant is Nasturtium officinale. Additional name for this plant include Brunnenkress, Watercress, and Yellowcress.

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