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Mandragora autumnalis


Solanales, Solanaceae


Uncultivated lowland ground


Despite what you’ve seen in the Harry Potter films Mandrakes don't scream when they're pulled from the ground although the belief goes back centuries. They do however contain a nasty trio of alkaloid chemicals which can seriously poison you.

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Δήμος Ιεράπετρας, Κρήτη, Greece

Spotted on Jan 23, 2014
Submitted on Jan 29, 2014

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