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Updated by Alexander Aleman on May 11, 2017
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Top 10- Deadliest Plants

Here are some of the dangerous plants on the planet.

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Ageratina altissima

Ageratina altissima

This plant is hated by all Americans. That's not true but it should be! George Washington's mom died because of this flower. This plant is just as poisonous as the other plants on this list. A person can get sick and even die by eating a cow that ate this plant.

1

Nerium Oleander

Nerium Oleander

This is a pretty flower, but don't be fooled. This is the deadliest planet on Earth. All parts of this plant contains toxins. Humans have died from eating this plant.

2

Water Hemlock

Water Hemlock

This plant is not so pretty as the Oleander, but it also isn't innocent. This plant doesn't look harmful; it even looks like a dandelion but don't be confused. This plant contains the evil toxin, cicutoxin. Ingesting this plant kills livestock. Humans experience violent and painful symptoms. Moreover, a person who ingested this plant will experience long term health conditions. Yea, this is no joke.

3

Deadly Nightshade

Deadly Nightshade

The name says it all, move on to the next plant. Just kidding, but really. Who names a plant deadly nightshade? Well that's the plants nickname. This plant looks like it is alive. It looks like it might trick you into getting its juicy and innocent looking berry then when you do, it'll trap your finger and slowly bring your whole body in.

This plant might not kill you in that way, but it can still kill you! This plant is extremely toxic. Do not eat the berry or any other parts of the plant.

4

Castor Oil Plants

Castor Oil Plants

Castor Oil is in many homes, and it is made from the seeds of the Castor Oil Plant. The seeds are extremely poisonous, all it takes is 4 to 8 seeds.

5

Foxglove

Foxglove

This plant is beautiful on the outside and ugly in the inside. This plant does not have good intentions. It is very poisonous.

6

Conium (Hemlock)

Conium (Hemlock)

You really don't want to mess with this plant. This is maybe the the poisonous plant on the planet. This plant contains a very potent toxin called coniine. Consuming small parts of this plant will kill you.

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Aconitum(devil's helmet)

Aconitum(devil's helmet)

Here's another plant with a weird, devious nickname. This plant contains aconitine neurotoxins and cardiotoxins, and can be fatal if digested. Yes, I know, it's hard to believe. I mean just look how pretty this flower looks.

9

Angel's Trumpet

Angel's Trumpet

If this plant was in a band it would be out of tune! Well, actually it could kill the other band members. Yes. This plant contains very dangerous chemicals called scopolamine and atropine, which can be fatal.

10

Hippomane mancinella ( Little Apple of Death)

Hippomane mancinella ( Little Apple of Death)

This is not the plant to mess with. First of all, don't even go near it. Don't do it! If a person brushes his or her skin against it and he or she will get a violent skin reaction. Oh, and that's not the worst part. You see that little small cute looking fruit. Yea, no. You will die if you eat that fruit and no this is not the tree of knowledge but it's pretty close. This plant contains physostignmine, which causes a lot of damage but mostly death. If you have kids or siblings keep them away from this plant plant. They'll probably want to pick the fruit or squeeze it and I'll let you finish the story.