Is Plantain Lily Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Plantain Lily

The Plantain Lily is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include cardiac abnormalities, depression, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting .

Plantain Lily is herbaceous perennial plants, a member of the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae. This plant genus was classified before in the Liliaceae family just like many other lilioid monocots. They are characterized by growing from rhizomes or stolons with broad lanceolate or ovate leaves varying widely in size by species. Its flowers grow on upright woody scapes and remain on the plant throughout winter.

The scientific name for this plant is Hosta plantaginea. Additional name for this plant include August Lily and Hosta.

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