Story: Poisonous plants and fungi
Black nightshade and related species are probably responsible for more plant-poisoning admissions to hospital than any other plant in New Zealand. The unripe green berries of these common weeds are poisonous.
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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Alastair McLean
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