Is Wandering Jew Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Wandering Jew

The Wandering Jew is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include conjunctivitis, dermatitis, itching of the skin, loss of fur and redness around the eyes.

Wandering Jew is a perennial plant that is characterized with hairless stems and leaves, It has oval, dark green leaves and white flowers with 3 petals and are native to South America.

The scientific name for this plant is Tradescantia flumeninsis. Additional name for this plant include Inch Plant, River Spiderwort, Small-leaf Spiderwort, Speedy Henry, Variegated Wandering Jew, Wandering Gypsy, Wandering Trad and Wandering Willie.

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