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Aconite

Aconitum firmum

Description:

This protected plant is pollinated only by bumble bees. It is very poisonous and according Greek mythology it was created from Cerberus' drool. In the Renaissance it was the most popular poison in Europe. In the The Middle Ages Aconite was used to poison arrowheads and swords.

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Prilbica modrá
Aconitum firmum


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Zakopane, małopolskie, Poland

Spotted on Aug 25, 2011
Submitted on Aug 25, 2011

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