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Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs

Level of toxicity: Generally mild to moderate

Common signs to watch for:

  • Drooling
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

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The plants in the Iridaceae family, including Gladiolas, can cause tissue irritation when consumed or handled. These irritating compounds are in higher concentration in the bulb. Ingestion can result in drooling, vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy.

Poison type: Plants

Alternate names: Iris, Water Flag, Snake Lily, Douglas's flag, Western blue flag, yellow flag, yellow water iris