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Asparagus Fern


Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs

Level of toxicity: Generally mild

Common signs to watch for:

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dermal irritation

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Asparagus fern (Asparagus) is a common houseplant due to its fine, feathery foliage. It is often used in floral arrangements also. Ingestion can result in mild gastroenteritis. Rarely, the berries can also result in poisoning. It also goes by the names Lace Fern, Emerald Feather, and Emerald Fern.

Poison type: Plants

Alternate names: Asparagus, Emerald Feather, Emerald Fern, Lace fern