Wicked Plants

Not all trees are for hugging. In her best-selling book, Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother & Other Botanical Atrocities, Amy Stewart spins real-life tales of the the leafy—and lethal—variety. A paralysis-inducing shrub and a red seed that causes cardiac arrest are among the culprits she describes.


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