Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs
Level of toxicity: Generally mild to moderate
Common signs to watch for:
- Abdominal pain
- Dilated pupils (in cats)
Ribbon plant is a common name used for many species of Dracaena plants. They are evergreen-like plants that varies in size, from a small ornamental to a small tree. Dracaena species plants contain saponins which may cause drooling, vomiting, weakness, incoordination and dilated pupils (cats) when ingested.
Poison type: Plants
Scientific name: Dracaena spp.
Alternate names: corn plant, cornstalk plant, Dracaena, dragon tree, red-marginated Dracaena, red-margined Dracaena