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"Poisonous" does not mean deadly. Some manifestations of toxicity are subtle. The dose, as always, determines if a plant is safe source of nutrients or a toxic hazard.

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BRIEF: Do poisonous plants have anything in common? Do they look the same?


They survive very well when challenged by fungi and things that like to eat them. They do not look the same, but they are often some of the most attractive plants in the field or the garden.