Angel’s Trumpet

Angel's trumpet

Pictured: Angel's trumpet

Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs

Level of toxicity: Mild to severe

Common signs to watch for:

  • Lethargy
  • Hyperactivity
  • Vomiting
  • Decreased GI motility and constipation
  • Hyperthermia
  • Mydriasis (dilated pupils)
  • Ataxia
  • Disorientation
  • Tachycardia
  • Tremors
  • Seizures
  • Respiratory depression
  • Death (rarely)

This plant contains tropane alkaloids – atropine, hyoscyamine, scopolamine.  All parts of the plant are toxic.  This plant should not be confused with Datura, which can also be called Angel’s trumpet.

Poison type: plants

Alternate names: Brugmansia, atropine