Known As: Lily of the Valley
Latin Name: Convallaria majalis
Description: Spring flowering plant. Flowers are white
bells hanging off a single stalk with broad leaves enclosing the plant.
Poisonous Parts: Whole plant. Contains powerful
glycosides, including convallarin, convallatoxin, and convallamarin, and
also toxins from other groups like saponosides. The toxins of this
plant have cardiotonic, antispasmodic, purgative and diuretic properties.
Can be fatal.
Symptoms: Drooling, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, swelling
around the mouth, difficulty breathing.
Treatment: Unless your cat is unconscious or having convulsions,
induce vomiting and initiate procedures to delay
absorption and speed elimination. Get immediate veterinary assistance.