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Periwinkle

Vinca
Additional Common Names: Running Myrtle. Vinca
Scientific Name: Vinca rosea
Family: Apocynaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Vinca Alkaloids
Clinical Signs: Vomiting, diarrhea, low blood pressure, depression, tremors, seizures, coma, death.

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

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