Peony (Paeoniaceae)

PEONY
(Paeoniaceae)
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Peony are mainly herbaceous perennial plants that are 1 1/2  to 4 3/4 ft tall, some even resemble trees growing to a lofty 9 foot 8 inches in height. The flowers are often fragrant and large and range from red to white to yellow in late spring to early summer. The leaves are deeply lobed and compound.

Distribution:
Native to Asia, Southern Europe and Western North America.

Conditions of Poisoning:
Ingestion

Toxic Principle:
Flavonoids, Monoterpenoid glucosides,  Paeonol, Phenols, Tannins, Triterpenoids, Steroids and Stilbenoids

Clinical Symptoms:
Vomiting, diarrhea, depression.

IMMEDIATELY SEE YOUR VET FOR TREATMENT OPTIONS
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