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

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Agrostemma githago

Plants; Plants

Contains the saponins githagin and agrostemmic acid. All parts of the plant are reported to be poisonous and may produce chronic or acute, potentially fatal poisoning, although it has been used in ...


Plants; Plants

(commonly known as elder or elderberry). The roots are considered poisonous and cause nausea and digestive upset.

Ricinus communis

Plants; Plants

(commonly known as castor oil plant or Palma Christi). The seeds contain ricin, an extremely toxic water-soluble protein. Also present are ricinine, an alkaloid, and an irritant oil. According to the ...

Rhus lancia

Plants; Plants

(commonly known as African sumac). Closely related to poison ivy, all parts of this tree contain low levels of a highly irritating oil with urushiol. Skin reactions can include blisters and rashes. ...


Plants; Plants

(certain species commonly known as Azaleas). All parts are poisonous and cause nausea, vomiting, depression, breathing difficulties, coma. Rarely fatal.


Plants; Plants

(several species, commonly known as oak)). The leaves and acorns of oak species are poisonous in large amounts to humans and livestock, including cattle, horses, sheep and goats, but not pigs. ...

Pteridium aquilinum

Plants; Plants

(commonly known as bracken). Carcinogenic to humans and animals such as mice, rats, horses and cattle when ingested. The carcinogenic compound is ptaquiloside or PTQ, which can leach from the plant ...

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