Mother-In-Law Tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata)

MOTHER-IN-Law Tongue
(Sansevieria trifasciata)
A.K.A.
Snake Plant or Saint George’s Sword

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Mother-In-Law-TongueMother-In-Law Tongue Flower and Leaves

This perennial evergreen plant forming dense stands of stiff vertical leaves that grow from a basal rosette. The creeping roots are not only underground, sometimes they are above ground. Mature leaves are around 28–35 in in height, 2.0–2.4 in in width and are dark green with light gray-green cross-banding.

Distribution:
Native from from Nigeria east to the Congo of West Africa. It has been widely cultivated and distributed as a houseplant for use both indoor and outdoor.

Conditions of Poisoning:
Ingestion, Skin contact

Toxic Principle:
Saponins

Clinical Symptoms:
Reactions to ingestion of this plant can include Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.

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

 

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