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Bird of Paradise flower

Severity scale:
No/low toxicity

This potential toxin is considered to be a mild risk or the symptoms are not considered serious. The risk level, however, may vary depending on the amount or part ingested (see details below). While in most cases you should be able to carefully monitor your pet at home, if any of the symptoms listed below appear, if your pet's condition worsens not improves, or if there is any change in your pet's behavior or other habits, please contact whiskerDocs or your primary veterinarian for further guidance.

The Bird of Paradise flower gets its name from its characteristic brightly colored flower that resembles a bird in flight sitting atop a tall stalk. They are considered tropical plants that can be up to 5 feet tall.

Other names: 
Strelitzia reginae, Birds Tongue Flower, Crane Flower
Toxic to: 
Dogs and Cats
Part of plant: 
Fruits and seeds
Symptoms: 
Mild nausea, vomiting, and drowsiness
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