Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs
Level of toxicity: Generally mild
Common signs to watch for:
Peony, an early spring blooming shrub, has beautiful, large, colorful flowers (e.g., pink, white, red, etc.). This plant contains the toxin, paeonol, which is concentrated in the bark. When ingested in large amounts, it can cause gastrointestinal distress (e.g., vomiting, diarrhea, etc.).
Poison type: Plants
Scientific name: Paeonia officinalis
Alternate names: Common peony