Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs, Horses
Level of toxicity: Mild to severe
Common signs to watch for:
- Pawing/rubbing at the face or mouth
- Swelling of the lips or tongue
- Oral irritation
- Difficulty swallowing
- Airway obstruction
This plant contains insoluble calcium oxalate crystals which can be very irritating to the mouth, throat, and GI tract.
Poison type: Plants
Scientific name: Alocasia spp.
Alternate names: Elephant's Ear