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15 plants that could kill you

By: Bryan Nelson on Feb. 19, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
Stinging tree

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Stinging tree

Found in forests in Queensland in Australia and Indonesia, Dendrocnide moroides is the deadliest and most potent stinging nettle in the world. Accidentally brushing past any part of this plant can deliver a potent toxin that will cause a painful stinging sensation lasting for days or even months.

A severe sting from this plant has been known to kill humans, and it is certainly deadly to pigs, horses, dogs and most other animals.