Additional Common Names: Over 1,000 species and 10,000 hybrids
Scientific Name: Begonia spp.
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Soluble calcium oxalates
Clinical Signs: Kidney failure (in grazing animals), vomiting, salivation in dogs/cats. Most toxic part is underground.
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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