Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Pyracantha

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Introduction

  •  Pyracanthaspp Pyracantha is a common evergreen shrub with thorny branches which grows up to 3 m.
  • Leaves: dark green, glossy, with serrated edges.
  • Flower: small clusters of white/cream flowers from May-September.
  • Berries:
    • Bright red-orange oval fruits.
    • Contain tiny brown seeds.
    • Ripe from August-March.

Toxicity

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Clinical signs

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Treatment

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers
  • Campbell A (1998)Poisoning in small animals from commonly ingested plants. In Practice20(10), 587-591.

Other sources of information

  • Campbell A & Chapman M (2000)Handbook of Poisoning in Dogs and Cats.Blackwell Science.


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