Is Umbrella Leaf Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Umbrella Leaf

The Umbrella Leaf is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include coma, dermal – redness, diarrhea, drooling, lethargy, panting, skin ulcers and vomiting.

Umbrella Leaf is the one remaining species is Podophyllum peltatum. It is a herbaceous perennial plant in the family Berberidaceae. This plant features stems that could grow up to 40 cm tall in which some bear a single leaf and no flower or fruit. It is spread out in most of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada.

The scientific name for this plant is Podophyllum peltatum. Additional name for this plant include American Mandrake, Duck’s Foot, Ground Lemon, Hog Apple, Indian Apple Root, Mayapple, Raccoonberry, Wild Lemon and Wild Mandrake.

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