Is Wild Carnation Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Wild Carnation

The Wild Carnation is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include dehydration, dermattis, diarrhea, weakness and vomiting.

Wild Carnation is a sweet scented perennial plant that is native to the Mediterranean region. It is characterized by glaucous grayish green to blue-green leaves and bright pinkish-purple flowers. However, some are also cultivating different varieties with yellow, white, red, green and blue flowers along with colored striped variations..

The scientific name for this plant is Dianthus caryophyllus. Additional name for this plant include Carnation, Clove Pink, Pinks and Sweet William.

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