Spindle tree, Strawberry-bush, Burning-bush, Wahoo, Wintercreeper
Toxicity to pets
Euonymus is an ornamental shrub with leaves and berries containing the toxin: cardiac glycosides. Expected clinicals signs after ingestion are gastrointestinal e.g. vomiting, diarrhea, and colic. Cardiac signs such as arrhythmias may occur following a massive ingestion of Euonymus plant material.
Common signs to watch for:
- abdominal pain
- cardiac arrhythmia (rare)
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.