Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs
Level of toxicity: Mild to severe
Common signs to watch for:
- Decreased GI motility and constipation
- Mydriasis (dilated pupils)
- Respiratory depression
- Death (rarely)
This plant contains tropane alkaloids – atropine, hyoscyamine, scopolamine. All parts of the plant are toxic. This plant should not be confused with Datura, which can also be called Angel’s trumpet.
Poison type: Plants
Scientific name: Brugmansia spp.
Alternate names: Brugmansia, atropine