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Teresita is posionious

Posted by Daniel H on January 17, 2015, 9:03 am, in reply to "Re: Nasty Cold"

I put this at the end of my post above but I am also putting it here
as it is very important to know.

Nerium oleander
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Apocynoideae
Tribe: Wrightieae
Genus: Nerium
Species: N. oleander

Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Vinca

These are both posionious

Rosy periwinkle: A life saving plant

In Italy the rosy periwinkle was traditionally referred to as the Flower of Death. This is due to the extreme toxicity of the flower and the whole plant. While rosy periwinkle is a valuable medicine, it is also extremely poisonous. Consumption of the plant, other than in small amounts, can be fatal.

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