Known As:  Four O'Clock, Marvel of Peru
Latin Name:  Mirabilis jalapa
Description: Plant grows up to 3 feet high and blooms from mid-spring to late fall.  Flowers are 1 inch long and trumpet-shaped that open in the late afternoon.  Colors are white, pink, red, yellow, violet and the plant may have flowers in more than one color.  Dense, shiny green leaves from 2 to 6 inches long.  Leaves are sometimes sticky.
Poisonous Parts:  Entire plant.  Toxin involved is alkaloid trigonelline.
Symptoms: Gastrointestinal distress.  May also cause dermatitis.
Treatment: Contact your veterinarian.