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Poisonous plant   /pˈɔɪzənəs plænt/   Listen
Poisonous plant

A plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism.

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"Poisonous plant" Quotes from Famous Books

... flirting shamefully with young Lychnis, who was waiting for his ensigncy to get out his scarlet coat. Mrs. Rose made a point of inviting Mr. Monkshood because she would not appear to have any prejudices, though it is well known to be a poisonous plant, but its evil properties were to her and her friends of no consequence as they had never reflected on serious subjects. She also pressed the attendance of several annuals of showy appearance. Intrinsic merit had no value with her, ...
— Forgotten Tales of Long Ago • E. V. Lucas

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