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Deadly Nightshade

Deadly Nightshade

Solanum dulcamara - Bittersweet also known as Woody Nightshade.  This relative of the deadly nightshade is also a poisonous plant, but far less so than its notorious cousin. The twigs, roots & bark are used in herbal medicine.

Solanum dulcamara - Bittersweet also known as Woody Nightshade. This relative of the deadly nightshade is also a poisonous plant, but far less so than its notorious cousin. The twigs, roots & bark are used in herbal medicine.

Chinese lantern plant... skeleton with fruit, looks perfect for my deadly, dark and wicked garden!!

Chinese lantern plant... skeleton with fruit, looks perfect for my deadly, dark and wicked garden!!

Forking Larkspur (delphinium consolida) - deadly plant

Forking Larkspur (delphinium consolida) - deadly plant

Dubbed "the most violently toxic plant that grows in North America" by the USDA, water hemlock (cicuta maculata) can strike you dead within 15 minutes of ingestion. The poison cicutoxin attacks the central nervous system, causing severe seizures and convulsions that turn deadly as a result of asphyxia and cardiovascular collapse. | Photo: JW Stockert | thisoldhouse.com

12 Deadliest Garden Plants

Dubbed "the most violently toxic plant that grows in North America" by the USDA, water hemlock (cicuta maculata) can strike you dead within 15 minutes of ingestion. The poison cicutoxin attacks the central nervous system, causing severe seizures and convulsions that turn deadly as a result of asphyxia and cardiovascular collapse. | Photo: JW Stockert | thisoldhouse.com

Bitter Nightshade. Also known as Belladonna. Beautiful and highly poisonous.

Bitter Nightshade. Also known as Belladonna. Beautiful and highly poisonous.

Pretty but deadly: The Datura Stramonium or Devil's Snare has a poison that causes dry mouth, blurred vision, heart irregularities, hallucinations, and eventually coma and death in severe cases.

Hallucinogenic Amazonian plant used to poison spear tips found growing in Suffolk garden

Pretty but deadly: The Datura Stramonium or Devil's Snare has a poison that causes dry mouth, blurred vision, heart irregularities, hallucinations, and eventually coma and death in severe cases.

Papaver 'Black Peony'

Papaver hybridum 'Black Peony' "Black Peony Poppy" I have to find one of these.I collect "black flowers" Love it!

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