Marigold (Tagetes)

MARIGOLD
(Tagetes)
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Marigold-TagetesMarigold in Full Bloom

Most species of Tagetes vary in size from 0.1 to 2.2 m tall. Most species have green leaves arranged on each side of a common stalk. Blooms naturally occur in golden, orange, yellow, and white colors, often with maroon highlights. The flowers are typically 1–6 cm in diameter with many florets per head, generally with both ray florets and disc florets. In gardens throughout the world, they tend to be planted as annuals, although perennial species are gaining popularity.

Distribution:
Native to North and South America, some species have become naturalized around the world.

Conditions of Poisoning:
Ingestion, Skin contact

Toxic Principle:
Sesquiterpene, lactones, pyrethrins and other potential irritants

Poisoning Symptoms include:
Vomiting, diarrhea, hyper-salivation, incoordination, dermatitis

 

IMMEDIATELY SEE YOUR VET FOR TREATMENT OPTIONS
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 Lone Star English Setter Club provides this information
as a partial reference of the potential poisons that could harm your dog.
We are not veterinarian’s and DO NOT provide medical help.

 If you think that your animal is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance,
contact your local veterinarian or
the ASPCA’s 24-hour emergency poisoning hotline directly

 1-888-426-4435