Is Water Flag Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Water Flag

The Water Flag is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, drooling, lethargy, salivation, skin irritation, ulcers of the mouth and vomiting.

Water Flag has the scientific name Iris which is also widely used as a common name for all Iris species. They are a popular garden flower growing from creeping rhizomes or from bulbs in drier climates. This flowering plant has an estimated 260 – 300 species.

The scientific name for this plant is Iris species. Additional name for this plant include Flag, Snake Lily, Yellow Flag, Yellow Iris and Water Flag.

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