The Q&A Archives: Poisonous Plants

Question: What common house plants can pose poison danger to children and pets?

Answer: There is a surprising number of very common houseplants that are potentially dangerous to children and pets. It is always a good idea to keep the plants away from the pets and to teach children not to eat them as a general rule as well. Also, keep your poison control number handy just in case.

Here are two lists of common plants:

Numerous lists of plants poisonous to animals can be found here:

You might also check with your veterinarian.

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