Pictured: Buddhist Pine
Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs
Level of toxicity: Generally mild to moderate
Common signs to watch for:
This plant, which is also called the Yew Pine, Southern Yew, or Podocarpus, can be poisonous when ingested. The fruits and leaves of this plant contain an unknown toxin that causes severe vomiting and diarrhea when consumed. More importantly, this plant should not be confused with the genus Taxus (e.g., Japanese Yew), which is much more deadly!
Poison type: plants
Alternate names: Podocarpus macrophylla, Yew Pine, Southern Yew, Podocarpus, yew