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Native to Mediterranean; cultivated in United States as an ornamental. Thrives in the southern U.S. and California; occasionally raised as a potted plant in other regions.
Poisonings can occur from acess to prunings or fallen branches, or ornamentals around horse show areas. All parts contain a highly toxic cardiac glycoside much like digitoxin, and can cause colic, diarrhea (possibly bloody), sweating, incoordination, shallow/difficult breathing, muscle tremors, recumbency, and possibly death from cardiac failure.
Toxic to Dogs
Toxic to Cats
Toxic to Horses