Is Perennial Pea Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Perennial Pea

The Perennial Pea is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include death, diarrhea, head pressing, lethargy, pacing, seizures, tremors, vomiting and weakness.

Perennial Pea is commonly grown as a garden plant that has no scent and may be pervasive and difficult to remove. This is the reason some may consider it as a weed even though it is beautiful to look at. They are native to Europe and belong to the Pea Family Fabaceae.

The scientific name for this plant is Lathyrus latifolius. Additional name for this plant include Broad-leaved Everlasting Pea, Everlasting Pea and Sweet Pea.

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