Additional Common Names: Bitterroot, Indian Hemp
Scientific Name: Apocynum spp.
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Cardenolides
Clinical Signs: Diarrhea (possibly with blood), slow heart rate, weakness
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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