Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs
Level of toxicity: Generally mild to moderate
Common signs to watch for:
- Abdominal pain
- Dilated pupils (in cats)
The cornstalk plant, corn plant, ribbon plant, dragon tree, money tree, or lucky bamboo are a few of the common names used for plants of the genus Dracaena. There are varying species that contain unknown steroidal saponins which may cause drooling, vomiting, weakness, incoordination and dilated pupils (cats) when ingested.
Poison type: Plants
Scientific name: Dracaena spp.
Alternate names: cornstalk plant, corn plant, ribbon plant, dragon tree, Madagascar dragon tree, money tree, lucky bamboo