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Wicked Plants

RRP $39.99

  • Author Stewart, Amy, Morrow-Cribbs, Briony
  • Category

    Pop Culture & Humour, Gardening

  • Date Published September 2017
  • Publisher Workman 
  • Edition Type Hardback
  • ISBN 9781565126831

A tree that sheds poison daggers; a glistening red seed that stops the heart; a shrub that causes paralysis; a vine that strangles; and a leaf that triggered a war. In Wicked Plants, Stewart takes on over two hundred of Mother Nature’s most appalling creations. It’s an A to Z of plants that kill, maim, intoxicate, and otherwise offend. You’ll learn which plants to avoid (like exploding shrubs), which plants make themselves exceedingly unwelcome (like the vine that ate the South), and which ones have been killing for centuries (like the weed that killed Abraham Lincoln’s mother).

 

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