Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs
Level of toxicity: Generally mild
Common signs to watch for:
- Skin irritation
Marigolds (Tagetes species) may cause mild irritation to the gastrointestinal tract when ingested. The sap from the plant may also cause irritation to the skin if dermal exposure occurs.
Calendula officinalis may also be referred to as pot marigold and is considered non-toxic following ingestion.
Poison type: Plants
Scientific name: Tagetes or Calendula spp.
Alternate names: Tagetes spp. - African marigold, French marigold; Calendula officinalis - pot marigold