Additional Common Names: Shamrock Plant, Sorrel
Scientific Name: Oxalis spp.
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Soluble calcium oxylates
Clinical Signs: All parts of the plant have toxic potential, although the possibility of serious effects is usually limited to ingestions of large quantities. Consuming Oxalis species can produce colic in horses, and kidney failure is possible if significant amounts are eaten.
If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*
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