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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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Abrus precatorius

Plants; Plants

The attractive seeds (usually about the size of a ladybug, glossy red with one black dot) contain abrin, which is related to ricin, and very potent. Symptoms of poisoning include nausea, vomiting, ...

Aconitum

Plants; Plants

ll parts are poisonous. The poison is an alkaloid called aconitine, which disables nerves, lowers blood pressure, and can stop the heart. Even casual skin contact should be avoided; symptoms include ...

Actaea pachypoda

Plants; Plants

All parts are poisonous, but especially the berries, the consumption of which has a sedative effect on cardiac muscle tissue and can cause cardiac arrest.

Adenium obesum

Plants; Plants

Exudes a highly toxic sap which is used by the Meridian High and Hadza in Tanzania to coat arrow-tips for hunting.

Aesculus hippocastanum

Plants; Plants

All parts of the plant are poisonous, causing nausea, muscle twitches, and sometimes paralysis.

Agave

Plants; Plants

The juice of a number of species causes acute contact dermatitis, with blistering lasting several weeks and recurring itching for several years thereafter.

Ageratina altissima

Plants; Plants

All parts are poisonous, causing nausea and vomiting. Often fatal. Milk from cattle that have eaten white snakeroot can sicken, or kill, humans.

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