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Poisonous plants usually have defense mechanisms against herbivores; either they have a disgusting taste and smell, or they are astringent, coriasea or bristly (2,3).
The multi-volume CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants is quite simply a 'must', highly recommended for botany and medical libraries serious about documenting economically important plants in medicine.
According to the Daily Mail, cow urine, poisonous plants, and goat meat were found in the ingredients of the 450 ml herbal remedy and five-litre massage oil bottles.
The gruesome discovery, which also included live cockroaches, goat meat and poisonous plants were discovered in a container from India at the port of Felixstowe.
IF you think your child has eaten part of a poisonous plant or suffered an allergic reaction to it, don't panic but do seek medical attention from the accident and emergency department of your local hospital, taking a plant sample with you, the RHS advises.
There are not many poisonous plants in Bahrain, but even if there are, the chances of even a minor poisoning would be rare.
Purpose is searching for and cataloguing germplasm of the medicinal, aromatic, spicy and poisonous plants of Georgia, including the unique plants and those on the verge of extinction, wild and cultural species, establishment of data bank of the present pharmacological peculiarities to ensure preservation of flora resource and sustainable use of its components, updating of the seed bank based on differentiated goods value to facilitate further raw material production and development of pharmaceutical industry as a basis of project viability.
Appendices discuss such matters as storing foods, letting the animals gather the food, and poisonous plants.
He desires to increase his knowledge of poisonous plants and keeps a locked poison garden.
There are many poisonous plants about - take a trip to the poison garden within Alnwick Castle Gardens - and you may be surprised by the number of these plants growing in our gardens.
The Duchess of Northumberland is well versed in identifying poisonous plants, having created the famous Poison Garden, which is among the attractions at Alnwick Garden and Alnwick Castle, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the north of England.
Nightshades are generally poisonous plants and members of the potato and tomato family, but enchanter's nightshade is, along with fuchsias and evening primroses, a member of the willowherb family.