Christmas Rose

Christmas Rose

Pictured: Christmas Rose

Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs

Common signs to watch for:

  • Excessive drooling
  • Lethargy
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

This species of plant contains poisonous glycosides (cardiotoxins) and bufadienolides. If any part of the plant, including the root, is chewed, signs of excessive drooling, lethargy, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea can occur.

Poison type: plants

Alternate names: Helleborus niger, Hellebore, Easter rose, Ranunculaceae