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Begonia

Begonia
Additional Common Names: Over 1,000 species and 10,000 hybrids
Scientific Name: Begonia spp.
Family: Begoniaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Toxic Principles: Insoluble oxalates
Clinical Signs: Oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of mouth, tongue and lips, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty swallowing. Tubers are the most toxic.

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

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