Apricot

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Additional Common Names:

Group also includes Plum, Peach, Cherry

Scientific Name:

Prunus armeniaca

Family:

Rosaceae

Toxicity:

Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses

Apricot Plant

Toxic Principles:

Cyanogenic glycosides found in some species

Clinical Signs:

Stems, leaves, seeds contain cyanide, particularly toxic in the process of wilting: brick red mucous membranes, dilated pupils, difficulty breathing, panting, shock.

Please note that individual plants may differ in appearance. Please be sure to check the name of the plant to determine its toxicity.

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