10 Plants That Could Kill You

Learn about 10 plants that could kill you in SciShow’s first List Show!

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Sources:
Dumbcane:
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002866.htm
http://www.novascotia.ca/museum/poison/?section=species&id=88
https://books.google.com/books?id=99Dr7v8JOKAC&pg=PA57
http://faculty.ucc.edu/biology-ombrello/pow/dumbcane.htm

Foxglove:
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000165.htm
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/154336-overview
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002878.htm
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/816781-overview#a3
http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/5-Suspects-Arraigned-In-Foxglove-Murder-Case-2823636.php
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3693787/

Cerbera odollam:
https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn6701-suicide-tree-toxin-is-perfect-murder-weapon/
http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/10/cerbera-odollam-aka-murder-tree/
http://ntbg.org/plants/plant_details.php?plantid=2603

Oleander:
http://www.sgvtribune.com/general-news/20140220/she-killed-4th-husband-with-oleander-tea-antifreeze-laced-gatorade-and-shes-still-sentenced-to-death
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002884.htm
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3841991/
https://books.google.com/books?id=0pak4RWkdAwC&pg=PA113

Aconite:
http://penelope.uchicago.edu/~grout/encyclopaedia_romana/aconite/aconite.html
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19514874
http://www.thepoisongarden.co.uk/atoz/aconitum_napellus.htm

Hemlock:
http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/podcast/CIIEcompounds/transcripts/coniine.asp
http://www.colostate.edu/Dept/CoopExt/4dmg/Weed/hemlock.htm
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/821362-overview
http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/animalsAndPlants/noxious-weeds/weed-identification/poison-hemlock.aspx
http://www.ars.usda.gov/Research/docs.htm?docid=9975

Nightshade:
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002887.htm
http://www.nytimes.com/health/guides/poison/black-nightshade-poisoning/overview.html
http://www.thepoisongarden.co.uk/atoz/atropa_belladonna.htm
http://www.slate.com/blogs/wild_things/2014/08/18/poisonous_plants_belladonna_nightshade_is_the_celebrity_of_deadly_flora.html

Rosary pea:
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/agent/abrin/basics/facts.asp
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15181663
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2672262/

White snakeroot:
http://www.library.illinois.edu/vex/toxic/snkroot/wksroot.htm
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja01387a018
https://www.addl.purdue.edu/newsletters/2004/winter/finaldx.asp
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/plantox/detail.cfm?id=29788

Manchineel:
http://www.sciencealert.com/here-s-why-you-shouldn-t-stand-under-world-s-most-dangerous-tree
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1127797/
http://caribbean.scielo.org/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0043-31442009000100012

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