Is Oregon Holly Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Oregon Holly

The Oregon Holly is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include caffeine like stimulatory effects, vomiting, depression, diarrhea, and drooling.

Oregon Holly is a medium sized tree characterized with its light gray bark and stout green branchlets covered with rusty down that later becomes smooth and brown. They originated from the  Massachusetts south to central Florida and west to southeastern Missouri and eastern Texas.

The scientific name for this plant is Ilex opaca. Additional name for this plant include American Holly, Christmas Holly, English Holly, European Holly, Gallberry Shrubs, Oregon Holly, White Holly, and Winterberry.

Image: / IrisGD

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.