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  • Date Photo Taken

    05 / 08 / 2020

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Spring

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    West

  • City

    San Diego

  • State

    California

  • Posted by

    Michael Shoultz

Notes:

I’ve recently learned that there are two types of Hybiscus that are toxic to dogs (Tropical and Hardy). Can you tell me if this is either of those? We’ve added a puppy to our family that likes to chew on everything he finds in the yard.

Comments

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    You might find this link helpful. https://www.hunker.com/13428106/rose-of-sharon-toxicity

    May 11th, 2020 at 11:15pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Your hibiscus appears to belong to the tropical group. (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) According to sources the hardy hibiscus – Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) is toxic for dogs. There are some confusion information on which Hibiscus species is toxic. Although most sites would named rose of Sharon (H. syriacus) is the toxic one. Check out some of the included links below for the subject of dogs consuming hibiscus. Congrats & best wishes to your new puppy! https://www.petcoach.co/question/?id=15509

    May 11th, 2020 at 11:33pm

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