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Bamboo (Ornamental)

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Ornamental “Lucky” Bamboo is commonly sold as a houseplant with round, greenish yellow, ringed stalks approximately 1/2 inch in diameter and small narrow green leaves.  The stalks are often woven together and tied with colorful foil string. These plants are not actually bamboo, having the scientific name Dracaena Braunii, and ingestion of stalks and leaves can cause moderate GI signs. Please note that Heavenly Bamboo, or Sacred Bamboo, a completely different plant, is toxic to dogs and cats.

Other names: 
Golden Bamboo, Fishpole Bamboo, Phyllostachys aurea
Toxic to: 
None
Symptoms: 
Mild gastrointestinal upset.
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