Is Virgin’s Bower Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Virgin's Bower

The Virgin’s Bower is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include convulsion, delirium, diarrhea, drooling, salivation and vomiting.

Virgin’s bower is mostly found throughout the temperate regions, rarely in the tropical countries. This genus has 300 species within the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae. The timing and location of flowers varies. Most species are known as clematis in English.  

The scientific name for this plant is Clematis sp. Additional name for this plant include Clematis, Grape Clematis, Leatherflower and Millboro leatherflower.

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