Is Shamrock Plant Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

The Shamrock Plant is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include agitation, blood in the urine , diarrhea, lethargy, loss of appetite and vomiting.

Shamrock Plant is derived from the Irish word seamair óg and simply means “young clover”. It is also a familiar symbol of Ireland since Saint Patrick, an Ireland’s patron saint used it as a symbolism for the Christian Holy Trinity. Also, it is usually referring to the Trifolium dubium or Trifolium repens plant species.

The scientific name for this plant is Oxalis spp. Additional name for this plant include Goodluck Plant, Lucky Clover, Shamrock, Sorrel, Upright Yellow Sorrel, Yellow Oxalis and Yellow Woodsorrel.

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