Poisonous Plants - Knowledgebase Question

Gaithersburg, MD
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Question by eerox
March 30, 2001
What common house plants can pose poison danger to children and pets?

Answer from NGA
March 30, 2001
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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