White, red, or black baneberry, Actaea, bugbane, doll’s eye, toadroot, cohosh
Toxicity to pets
This plant contains protoanemonin, glycosides, and essential oils which are very irritating and typically prevent large ingestions. This toxin typically causes oral irritation but if large amounts are ingested, kidney damage can occur.
Common Clinical Signs to look for
- oral irritation
The content of this page is not veterinary advice. A number of factors (amount of substance ingested, size of the animal, allergies, etc.) determine what is toxic to a particular pet. If you think your pet has eaten something potentially toxic, call Pet Poison Helpline or seek immediate veterinary treatment.