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Plants

Any organisms of the kingdom Plantae that is characterized by containing chloroplast, having cellulose cell walls being photosynthetic.

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Plants

Ligustrum

Plants; Plants

Berries and leaves are poisonous. Berries contain syringin, which causes digestive disturbances, nervous symptoms. Can be fatal. Privet is one of several plants which are poisonous to horses. Privet ...

Aquilegia

Plants; Plants

Several species. Seeds and roots contain cardiogenic toxins which cause both severe gastroenteritis and heart palpitations if consumed. The flowers of various species were consumed in moderation by ...

Areca catechu

Plants; Plants

The nut contains an alkaloid related to nicotine which is addictive. It produces a mild high, some stimulation, and lots of red saliva, which cannot be swallowed as it causes nausea. Withdrawal ...

Arum maculatum

Plants; Plants

All parts of the plant can produce allergic reactions. The bright red berries contain oxalates of saponins and can cause skin, mouth and throat irritation, resulting in swelling, burning pain, ...

Atropa belladonna

Plants; Plants

One of the most toxic plants found in the Western hemisphere. All parts of the plant contain tropane alkaloids. The active agents are atropine, hyoscine, and hyoscyamine, which have anticholinergic ...

Brugmansia

Plants; Plants

All parts of the plant contain the tropane alkaloids scopolamine and atropine. Often fatal.

Caladium

Plants; Plants

All parts of the plant are poisonous. Symptoms are generally irritation, pain, and swelling of tissues. If the mouth or tongue swell, breathing may be fatally blocked.

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