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Monk's hood

Aconitum carmichaelii

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Botanical Garden

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4 Comments

Isabela
Isabela 7 years ago

Thank you Scott, I didn't know it was so poisonous.

Isabela
Isabela 7 years ago

The aconitum plant, which is also known as monkshood and devil's helmet, can cause heart arrhythmia, paralysis of the heart, vomiting, dizziness and diarrhoea if it is ingested or if it is handled without gloves.

Nathan Greenaway, 33, from Aldershot, died from multiple organ failure after allegedly brushing against the poisonous aconitum plant at Millcourt House, in the Upper Froyle near Alton, Hampshire. Mainline 6/1/2014

eftco88
eftco88 9 years ago

Very nice

Isabela
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Isabela

NYC, New York, USA

Spotted on Oct 14, 2007
Submitted on Sep 7, 2010

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