Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs
Level of toxicity: Generally mild
Common signs to watch for:
- Skin irritation
Croton is a common name often used for Codiaeum variegatum, an ornamental plant. Ingestion may cause mild oral and gastrointestinal irritation resulting in mild drooling, vomiting, and/or diarrhea. Skin irritation may also occur after exposure to the sap but tends to be mild.
Poison type: Plants
Scientific name: Codiaeum variegatum
Alternate names: garden croton