Plants Toxic To Cats (Common and Scientific Names)

Last Updated on January 18, 2021 by Julia Wilson

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A

Achillea (Achillea millefolium)
Acokanthera (Acokanthera spp.)
Aconite (Aconitum spp.)
Adam-and-Eve (Arum maculatum)
African boxwood (Myrsine africana)
African evergreen (Syngonium podophyllum)
African lily (Agapanthus spp.)
Agapanthus (Agapanthus spp.)
Agave (Agave spp.)
Aglaonema (Aglaonema spp.)
Ailanthus (Ailanthus spp.)
Alder (Alnus spp.)
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
Allium (Allium spp.)
Almond pits (Prunus dulcis)
Alocasia (Alocasia spp.)
Aloe vera (Aloe spp.)
Alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum)
Alstroemeria (Alstroemeria spp.)
Amaryllis (Amaryllis spp.)
American mandrake (Podophyllum peltatum)
American wake-robin (Arisaema triphyllum)
Amy root (Apocynum cannabinum)
Anemone (Anemone spp.)
Angel’s trumpet (Brugmansia spp.)
Angels wings (Begonia)
Anthurium (Anthurium spp.)
Apple of Sodom (Solanum carolinense)
Apple seeds (Malus spp.)
Apple leaf croton (Croton)
Apricot pits (Prunus armeniaca)
Aquilegia (Aquilegia spp.)
Arborvitae (Thuja spp.)
Arrowgrass (Triglochin spp.)
Arrowhead vine (Syngonium podophyllum)
Arum (Arum spp.)
Arum lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica)
Ash (Fraxinus spp.)
Asparagus fern (Asparagus aethiopicus)
Aussie gold (Duranta erecta)
Australian ivy (Schefflera spp.)
Autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale)
Aveloz (Euphorbia tirucalli)
Avocado fruit and pit (Persea americana)
Azalea (Rhododendron)

B

Baby’s breath (Gypsophila paniculata)
Baneberry (Actaea)
Bay laurel (Laurus nobilis)
Bayonet (Yucca spp.)
Bead-tree (Melia azedarach)
Beargrass (Xerophyllum tenax)
Beech (Fagus spp.)
Begonia (Begonia spp.)
Belladonna (Atropa belladonna)
Benjamin fig (Ficus benjamina)
Bird of paradise (Strelitzia spp.)
Birdsville indigo (Indigofera linnaei)
Bishop’s weed (Ammi majus)
Bitter cherry (Prunus emarginata)
Bitter nightshade (Solanum dulcamara)
Bittersweet (Solanum dulcamara)
Black cherry (Prunus serotina)
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
Black henbane (Hyoscyamus niger)
Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
Black nightshade (Solanum spp.)
Blanket flower (Gaillardia spp.)
Bleeding heart (Dicentra spp.)
Blood lily (Haemanthus spp.)
Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta)
Bluebonnet (Lupinus spp.)
Blue flag (Iris versicolour)
Blue gum (Eucalyptus spp.)
Blue rocket (Aconite spp.)
Bobbin (Arum maculatum)
Bobtail barley (Hordeum jubatum)
Bog onion (Arisaema triphyllum)
Borage (Borago officinalis)
Boston ivy (Parthenocissus spp.)
Bouncing bet (Saponaria officinalis)
Box (Buxus spp.)
Bracken fern (Pteridium esculentum)
Brake fern (Pteris cretica)
Branching ivy (Hedera helix)
Brazilian pepper tree (Schinus terebinthifolius)
Bread and butter plant (Coleus ampoinicus)
Broad-leafed everlasting pea (Lathyrus latifolius)
Broom (Cytisus spp.)
Brown dragon (Arisaema triphyllum)
Buckeye (Aesculus glabra)
Buckthorn (Rhamnus spp.)
Buddist pine (Podocarpus macrophyllus)
Bull nettle (Cnidoscolus stimulosus)
Burning bush (Euonymus spp.)
Buttercup (Ranunculus spp.)
Butterfly weed (Asclepias spp.)

C

Cactus (Cactaceae spp.)
Caladium (Caladium bicolor)
Calico bush (Kalmia latifolia)
Candelabra (Euphorbia lactea)
Caley pea (Lathyrus hirsutus)
Calf-kill (Kalmia angustifolia)
California bay (Umbellularia californica)
California buckeye (Aesculus spp.)
California fern (Conium maculatum)
California laurel (Umbellularia californica)
California pepper tree (Schinus molle)
Calla lily (Zantedeschia spp.)
Camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora)
Candelabra cactus (Jasminocereus thouarsii)
Cape ivy (Delairea odorata)
Cape plumbargo (Plumbago auriculata)
Caper spurge (Euphorbia lathyris)
Cardboard palm (Zamia furfuracea)
Cardinal flower (Lobelia spp.)
Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus)
Carolina jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens)
Carolina laurel cherry (Prunus caroliniana)
Caroline horse nettle (Solanum carolinense)
Castor bean (Ricinus communis)
Castor oil plant (Ricinus communis)
Century plant (Agave spp.)
Ceriman (Monstera deliciosa)
Cestrum (Cestrum spp.)
Chalice vine (Solandra maxima)
Chalice vine (Campsis radicans)
Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile)
Charming dieffenbachia (Dieffenbachia amoena)
Chandelier plant (Kalanchoe spp.)
Checkered lily (Fritillaria meleagris)
Chenille plant (Acalypha spp.)
Cheese plant (Monstera deliciosa)
Chinaberry tree (Melia azedarach)
Chinese evergreen (Aglaonema spp.)
Chinese inkberry (Cestrum diurnum)
Chinese lantern (Physalis spp.)
Chinese tallow tree (Sapium sebiferum)
Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana)
Christ plant (Euphorbia milii)
Christ thorn (Euphorbia milii)
Christmas plant (Euphorbia pulcherrima)
Christmas rose (Helleborus spp.)
Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum spp.)
Cineraria (Cineraria spp.)
Clematis (Clematis spp.)
Climbing lily (Gloriosa spp.)
Climbing nightshade (Solanum dulcamara)
Clivia (Clivia spp.)
Clover (Trifolium spp.)
Coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens)
Cocklebur (Xanthium strumarium)
Cock’s eyes (Abrus precatorius)
Coffeeberry (Rhamnus spp.)
Coffee plant (Coffea arabica)
Coleus (Coleus ampoinicus)
Columbine (Aquilegia spp.)
Common burdock (Arctium spp.)
Common horsetail (Equisetum arvense)
Common privet (Ligustrum vulgare)
Common tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)
Coontie palm (Zamia integrifolia)
Copperleaf (Acalypha spp.)
Coral plant seeds (Jatropha multifida)
Coral tree (Erythrina spp.)
Corydalis (Corydalis spp.)
Cordatum (Philodendron oxycardium)
Coriaria (Coriaria spp.)
Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus)
Corn plant (Dracaena fragrans)
Cornstalk plant (Dracaena fragrans)
Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster spp.)
Cowbane (Cicuta virosa)
Cowslip (Primula veris)
Crabs eye (Abrus precatorius)
Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea)
Crinum lily (Crinum spp.)
Croton (Croton spp.)
Corydalis (Corydalis spp.)
Crocus, autumn (Colchicum autumnale)
Crow soap (Saponaria officinalis)
Crown of thorns (Euphorbia spp.)
Cuban laurel (Ficus microcarpa)
Cuckoo plant (Arum maculatum)
Curled maple (Acer rubrum)
Cutleaf (Rudbeckia laciniata)
Cycad (Bowenia, Ceratozamia, Cycas, Dioon, Encephalartos, Macrozamia, Microcycas, Stangeria, and Zamia species)
Cyclamen (Cyclamen spp.)

D

Daffodil (Narcissus spp.)
Dahlia (Dahlia spp.)
Daphne (Daphne spp.)
Datura (Datura spp.)
Day-blooming Cestrum (Cestrum diurnum)
Day-blooming jasmine (Cestrum diurnum)
Daylily (Hemerocallis spp.)
Deadly hemlock (Conium maculatum)
Deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna)
Death camas (Zigadenus spp.)
Desert bluebells (Phacelia spp.)
Devil’s backbone (Kalanchoe spp.)
Devil’s helmet (Aconite spp.)
Devil’s ivy (Epipremnum aureum)
Devils snare (Datura stramonium)
Devil’s tomato (Solanum carolinense)
Delphinium (Delphinium spp.)
Dicentra (Dicentra spp.)
Dichondra (Dichondra micrantha)
Dieffenbachia (Dieffenbachia spp.)
Dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum)
Dog standard (Jacobaea vulgaris)
Dogwood (Cornus spp.)
Dolls eyes (Actaea pachypoda)
Dracaena palm (Dracaena marginata)
Dragon root (Arisaema dracontium)
Dragon tree (Dracaena fragrans)
Dragon tree (Dracaena marginata)
Duck’s foot (Podophyllum peltatum)
Dutch iris ((Iris spp.)
Dutchman’s breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)
Dumbcane (Dieffenbachia spp.)
Dwarf larkspur (Delphinium tricorne)

E

East Indian thyme (Coleus ampoinicus)
Easter lily (Lilium longiflorum )

Echium (Echium vulgare)
Eggplant (Solanum melongena)
Elderberry (Sambucus spp.)
Elephant ear (Caladium)
Elephant’s ear (Alocasia spp.)
Elephant’s ear (Colocasia spp.)
Elephant’s ear (Xanthosoma spp.)
Elm tree (Ulmus spp.)
Emerald Duke (Philodendron hastatum)
Emerald feather (Asparagus densiflorus)
English broom (Cytisus scoparius)
English daisy (Bellis perennis)
English ivy (Hedera helix)
English laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)
English yew (Taxus baccata)
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.)
Euonymus (Euonymus spp.)
Euphorbia (Euphorbia spp.)
European mistletoe (Viscum album)
Exotica perfection (Dieffenbachia amoena)
Evergreen candytuft (Iberis sempervirens)
Everlasting pea (Lathyrus latifolius)

F

False cactus(Euphorbia lactea)
False heather (Cuphea hyssopifolia)
False hellebore(Veratrum viride)
False Queen Anne’s lace (Ammi majus)
Fescue (Festuca spp.)
Fiddle-leaf (Philodendron bipennifolium)
Fiddle leaf fig (Ficus lyrata)
Fiddleneck (Amsinckia spp.)
Field horsetail (Equisetum arvense)
Fig (Ficus spp.)
Fingernail plant (Neoregelia spectabilis)
Firestick plant (Euphorbia tirucalli)
Firetail (Acalypha spp.)
Firethorn (Pyracantha spp.)
Fishtail palm (Caryota spp.)
Flax (Linum usitatissimum)
Fleabane (Erigeron spp.)
Flag (Patersonia)
Florida beauty (Dracaena surculosa)
Flamingo lily (Anthurium scherzeranum)
Fly agaric mushroom (Amanita muscaria)
Four O’Clock (Mirabilis jalapa)
Foxglove (Digitalis spp.)
Foxtail barley (Hordeum jubatum)
Frangipani (Plumeria spp.)
Fruit salad plant (Philodendron oxycardium)

G

Gardenia (Gardenia spp.)
Geranium (Pelargonium spp.)
German ivy (Delairea odorata)
Giant dumbcane (Dieffenbachia amoena)Giant false hellebore (Veratrum viride)
Glacier ivy (Hedera helix glacier)

Gladiola (Gladiolus spp.)

Glory lily (Gloriosa spp.)
Gold dust dracaena (Dracaena surculosa)
Golden chain (Laburnum)
Golden dewdrop (Duranta erecta)
Golden pothos (Epipremnum aureum)
Gold dieffenbachia  (Dieffenbachia picta)
Golden chalice vine (Solandra maxima)
Golden glow (Rudbeckia laciniata)
Golden pothos (Epipremnum aureum)
Golden pothos (Scindapsus aureus)
Gopher plant (Euphorbia spp.)
Gopher purge (Euphorbia lathyris)
Grape ivy (Cissus rhombifolia)
Green dragon (Arisaema dracontium)
Green false hellebore (Veratrum viride)
Green gold naphthysis (Syngonium podophyllum)
Green-headed coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata)
Grevillea (Grevillea spp.)
Ground cherry (Physalis spp.)
Ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea)
Groundsel (Senecio spp.)
Guernsey lily (Nerine spp.)
Gum tree (Eucalyptus spp.)

H

Hahn’s self-branching ivy (Hedera helix)
Heart-leaved poison (Gastrolobium)
Heartland philodendron (Philodendron oxycardium)
Heartleaf philodendron (Philodendron oxycardium)
Heather (Calluna vulgaris)
Heliotrope (Heliotropum arborescens)
Hellebore (Helleborus spp.)
Hemlock (Conium maculatum)
Hemlock, water (Cicuta virosa)
Hemp dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum)
Henbane (Hyoscyamus niger)
Hills of snow (Hydrangea arborescens)
Hog apple (Podophyllum peltatum)
Holly (Ilex spp.)
Hollyhock (Alcea rosea)
Honeybush (Melianthus spp.)
Horsebeans (Vicia faba)
Horsehead philodendron (Philodendron oxycardium & Philodendron bipennifolium)
Horse chestnut (Aesculus spp.)
Horse nettle (Solanum carolinense)
Horse tail (Equisetum arvense)
Hortensia (Hydrangea arborescens)
Hunter’s robe (Epipremnum aureum)
Hurricane plant (Monstera deliciosa)
Hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis)
Hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens)

I

Iceland poppy (Papaver nudicaule)
Indian apple root (Podophyllum peltatum)
Indian borage (Coleus ampoinicus)
Indian hellebore (Veratrum viride)
Indian hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)
Indian licorice (Abrus precatorius)
Indian poke (Veratrum viride)
Indian rubber plant (Ficus elastica)
Indian tobacco (Lobelia inflata)
Indian tree spurge (Euphorbia tirucalli)
Indian turnip (Arisaema triphyllum)
Inkberry
Intermediate barley (Hordeum jubatum)
Iris (Iris spp.)
Ivy (Hedera spp.)
Ivy arum (Epipremnum aureum)
Ivy bush (Kalmia latifolia)

J

Jack in the pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)
Jade plant (Crassula ovata)
Janet Craig dracaena(Dracaena deremensis)
Japanese aucuba (Aucuba japonica)
Japanese pieris (Pieris japonica)
Japanese show lily (Lilium speciosum)
Jatropha (Jatropha spp.)
Jequirity bean (Abrus precatorius)
Jerusalem cherry (Solanum pseudocapsicum)
Jessamine (Cestrum spp.)
Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium)
Jonquil (Narcissus jonquilla)
Juniper (Juniperus spp.)

K

Kaffir lily (Clivia spp.)
Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe spp.)

 

L-Z

L

Laburnum (Laburnum spp.)
Lacy tree philodendron (Philodendron bipinnatifidum)
Lamb-kill (Kalmia angustifolia)
Lantana (Lantana camara)
Larkspur (Delphinium spp.)
Laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
Lavender (Lavandula spp.)
Lenten rose (Helleborus spp.)
Leopard’s bane (Aconite spp.)
Ligustrum (Ligustrum spp.)
Lily (Lilium spp., Lycoris spp., and Hemerocallis spp.)
Lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis)
Lisianthus (Eustoma)
Lobelia (Lobelia spp.)
Lord-and-ladies (Arum maculatum)
Love-in-a-mist (Nigella damascena)
Love-lies-bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus)
Love pea (Abrus precatorius)
Lupine (Lupinus spp.)

M

Madagascar dragon tree (Dracaena marginata)
Maidenhair tree (Ginkgo biloba)
Mandrake (Podophyllum peltatum)
Maple (Acer spp.)
Maratha (Coleus ampoinicus)
Marble queen (Scindapsus aureus)
Marguerite daisy (Chrysanthemum spp.)
Marigold (Tagetes spp.)
Marijuana (Cannabis spp.)
Marsh marigold (Caltha palustris)
Marvel of Peru (Mirabilis jalapa)
Mary’s tears (Convallaria majalis)
Mauna Loa (Spathiphyllum wallisii)
May apple (Podophyllum peltatum)
May bells (Convallaria majalis)
Meadow death camas (Toxicoscordion venenosum)
Meadow saffron (Colchicum autumnale)
Mexican breadfruit (Monstera deliciosa)
Mexican poppy (Argemone mexicana)
Militini (Coleus ampoinicus)
Milk bush (Euphorbia tirucalli)
Milkweed (Asclepias spp.)
Ming aralia (Polyscias spp.)
Mini monstera (Rhaphidophora tetrasperma)
Miniature croton (Codiaeum variegatum)
Mistletoe (Viscum spp.)
Mock orange (Philadelphus spp.)
Mole plant (Euphorbia lathyris)
Money plant (Epipremnum aureum)
Monkshood (Aconite spp.)
Moonseed (Menispermum canadense)
Morning glory (Ipomoea spp.)
Moses-in-the-cradle (Rhoeo spathacea)
Mosquito plant (Mentha pulegium)
Moss-rose (Portulaca grandiflora)
Mother-in-law-plant (Kalanchoe spp.)
Mother-in-laws tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata)
Mother-of-millions (Kalanchoe spp.)
Mountain black cherry (Prunus serotina)
Mountain ivy (Kalmia latifolia)
Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
Mousebane (Aconite spp.)
Mushrooms (all types)
Mustard tree (Nicotiana glauca)
Myoporum (Myoporum laetum)
Myrtle (Myrtus communis)

N

Nap-at-noon (Galanthus spp.)
Naked ladies (Colchicum autumnale)
Naked lady (Euphorbia tirucalli)
Natal cherry (Solanum pseudocapsicum)
Natal plum (Carissa macrocarpa)
Nebraska fern (Conium maculatum)
Needlepoint ivy (Hedera helix)
Nephytis (Syngonium podophyllum)
Nerine (Nerine spp.)
New Zealand laurel (Corynocarpus laevigata)
Night-blooming jessamine (Cestrum spp.)
Nightshade (Solanaceae spp.)
Nine-leafed indigo (Indigofera linnaei)
Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans)

O

Oak (Quercus spp.)
Octopus tree (Schefflera spp.)
Oilcloth flower (Anthurium scherzeranum)
Oleander (Nerium oleander)
Onion (Allium spp.)
Oriental bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus)
Oriental lily (Lilium spp.)
Our Lady’s tears (Convallaria majalis)
Oxalis (Oxalis spp.)

P

Painter’s pallet (Anthurium scherzeranum)
Panda plant (Philodendron oxycardium)
Panther cap mushroom (Amanita pantherina)
Paper spurge (Euphorbia lathyris)
Paternoster pea (Abrus precatorius)
Peace lily (Spathiphyllum spp.)
Peach (Prunus spp.)
Pencil cactus (Euphorbia tirucalli)
Pencil tree (Euphorbia tirucalli)
Pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium)
Peony (Paeonia spp.)
Perennial pea (Lathyrus latifolius)
Periwinkle (Vinca spp.)
Peruvian lily (Alstroemeria spp.)
Philodendron (Philodendron spp.)
Pie plant (Rheum rhabarbarum)
Pigtail plant (Anthurium scherzeranum)
Pigweed (Portulaca spp.)
Pin cherry (Prunus pensylvanica)
Poinciana tree (Delonix regia)
Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)
Poisonberry (Solanum dulcamara)
Poisonflower (Solanum dulcamara)
Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum)
Poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans)
Poison oak (Toxicodendron spp.)
Poison parsley (Conium maculatum)
Poison parsnip (Cicuta virosa)
Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana)
Poppy (Papaver spp.)
Portulaca (Portulaca spp.)
Potato (Solanum spp.)
Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)
Prairie dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum)
Precatory bean (Abrus precatorius)
Pride of India (Melia azedarach)
Primrose (Primula vulgaris)
Privet (Ligustrum spp.)
Pudding grass (Mentha pulegium)
Puke weed (Lobelia inflata)
Purple oxalis (Oxalis triangularis)
Purple shamrock (Oxalis triangularis)
Purslane (Portulaca oleracea)

Q

Quaker bonnets (Lupinus perennis)
Queen of poisons (Aconite spp.)

R

Raccoonberry (Podophyllum peltatum)
Radical weed (Solanum carolinense)
Ragwort (Senecio spp.)
Ragwort (Jacobaea vulgaris)
Red clover (Trifolium pratense)
Red emerald (Philodendron bipennifolium)
Red maple (Acer rubrum)
Red-margined dracaena (Dracaena marginata)
Red sage (Lantana camara)
Rhaphidophora tetrasperma (Rhaphidophora tetrasperma)
Rheumatism root (Apocynum cannabinum)
Rhododendron (Rhododendron spp.)
Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum)
Ribbon plant (Dracaena fragrans)
Richweed (Ageratina altissima)
Rosary pea (Abrus precatorius)
Rubber plant (Ficus elastica)
Rum cherry (Prunus serotina)

S

Saddle leaf philodendron (Philodendron bipennifolium)
Sago palm (Cycas revoluta)
Sand brier (Solanum carolinense)
Satin pothos (Scindapsus pictus)
Scarlet maple (Acer rubrum)
Schefflera (Schefflera spp.)
Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius)
Scouring rush (Equisetum arvense)
Scraw mint (Mentha pulegium)
Seven bark (Hydrangea arborescens)
Shamrock plant (Oxalis spp.)
Sheep laurel (Kalmia angustifolia)
Shrub verbena (Lantana camara)
Silk pothos (Scindapsus pictus)
Silvervine (Epipremnum aureum) * There is also a non-toxic plant called silver vine (Actinidia polygama) which is a well-known cat stimulant
Singletary pea (Lathyrus spp.)
Skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)
Snake plant (Sansevieria trifasciata)
Snowdrops (Galanthus spp.)
Snow-on-the-mountain (Euphorbia marginata)
Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis)
Sochan (Rudbeckia laciniata)
Solomon Islands ivy (Epipremnum aureum)
Soft maple (Acer rubrum)
Sorghum (Sorghum spp.)
Spanish thyme (Coleus ampoinicus)
Spider lily (crinum spp., hymenocallis spp., lycoris spp., nerine spp.)
Spindle (Euonymus spp.)
Split-leafed tropical wonder (Rhaphidophora tetrasperma)
Split-leaf philodendron (Philodendron bipinnatifidum)
Spoonwood (Kalmia latifolia)
Spotted dracaena (Dracaena surculosa)
Spotted dumb cane (Dieffenbachia amoena)
Spotted hemlock (Conium maculatum)
Squirrel corn (Dicentra canadensis)
Squirreltail barley (Hordeum jubatum)
St. James wort (Jacobaea vulgaris)
Staggerweed (Stachys arvensis)
Staggerwort (Jacobaea vulgaris)
Stammerwort (Jacobaea vulgaris)
Starch root (Arum maculatum)
Star of Bethlehem (Galanthus spp.)
Star leaf (Schefflera spp.)
Sticks on fire (Euphorbia tirucalli)
Stinking nightshade (Hyoscyamus niger)
Stinking willie (Jacobaea vulgaris)
Strawberry-bush (Euonymus spp.)
String of pearls (Curio rowleyanus syn Senecio rowleyanus)
Striped dracaena (Dracaena deremensis)
Swamp maple (Acer rubrum)
Sweet cherry (Prunus spp.)
Sweetheart ivy (Hedera helix)
Sweetpea (Lathyrus spp.)
Swiss cheese plant (Monstera deliciosa)

T

Tail flower (Anthurium scherzeranum)
Tall boneset (Ageratina altissima)
Tansy mustard (Descurainia pinnata)
Tansy ragwort (Jacobaea vulgaris)
Taro vine (Epipremnum aureum)
Tarweed (Amsinckia lycopsoides)
Tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)
Thimbleweed (Rudbeckia laciniata)
Thornapple (Datura stramonium)
Tiger lily (Lilium lancifolium)
Tobacco (Nicotiana glauca)
Tomato (Solanum spp.)
Tread softly (Solanum carolinense)
Tree philodendron (Philodendron selloum)
Tree tobacco (Nicotiana glauca)
Tri-leaf-wonder (Syngonium podophyllum)
Trillium (Trillium spp.)
Tropic snow dieffenbachia (Dieffenbachia amoena)
Trumpet creeper (Campsis radicans)
Tulip (Tulipa spp.)
Tung tree (Vernicia fordii)

U

Umbrella leaf (Podophyllum peltatum)
Umbrella tree (Schefflera spp.)

V

Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia)

W

Wahoo (Euonymus spp.)
Wake Robin (Arum maculatum)
Warnekii (Dracaena deremensis)
Water hemlock (Cicuta virosa)
Weeping fig (Ficus benjamina)
Western horsetail (Equisetum arvense)
West Indian lantana (Lantana camara)
White clover (Trifolium repens)
White sanicle (Ageratina altissima)
White snakeroot (Ageratina altissima)
Wild black cherry (Prunus serotina)
Wild bleeding heart (Dicentra eximia)
Wild cotton (Apocynum cannabinum)
Wild lemon (Podophyllum peltatum)
Wild sweet William (Saponaria officinalis)
Wild tomato (Solanum carolinense)
Winter cherry (Solanum pseudocapsicum)
Wintercreeper (Euonymus spp.)
Winter fern (Conium maculatum)
Wisteria (Wisteria spp.)
Wolf’s bane (Aconitum spp.)
Women’s bane (Aconite spp.)
Wood sorrel (oxalis spp.)
Woundwort (Stachys arvensis)

Y

Yellow jasmine (Gelsemium sempervirens)
Yellow oleander (Thevetia peruviana)
Yellow sage (Lantana camara)
Yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis)
Yew (Taxus spp.)

Z

Zanzibar gem (Zamioculcas zamifolia)
ZZ plant (Zamioculcas zamifolia)

 

Signs of plant poisoning in cats

Symptoms can vary depending on the toxin ingested but may include:

Certain toxins in plants can cause irritation and damage to the skin and mucous membranes and cause the following symptoms:

  • Swelling
  • Blistering
  • Burns
  • Blindness

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Sources 

ASPCA

Pet Poison Helpline

University of California




Julia Wilson is a cat expert with over 20 years of experience writing about a wide range of cat topics, with a special interest in cat health, welfare and preventative care. Julia lives in Sydney with her family, four cats and two dogs. She enjoys photography, gardening and running in her spare time. Full author bio Contact Julia