Lupine

Category
Flowers
Health Rating
Poisonous
Latin Name
Lupinus

Description

Lupine, or Lupin, is a genus of flowering plant in the legume family found in North and South America, the Mediterranean, and North Africa. These plants have pale green leaves with little white hairs and flowers called bluebonnets that grow erect, covering the stem. Colors range from mostly blue to white, yellow, and red.

For Your Pet

Lupine contain toxic alkaloids that can be severely dangerous to your pet if ingested. People who are allergic to peanuts also have had bad reactions to being around the plant.

Warning

Do not feed your pet Lupine as it can cause serious illness and injury.

Resources

If you believe that your pet has been poisoned immediately call your vet or one of the animal poison control hotlines on this list.

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