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Wicked plants : the weed that killed Lincoln's mother & other botanical atrocities / Amy Stewart ; etchings by Briony Morrow-Cribbs ; illustrations by Jonathon Rosen
Book | Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill | 2009 | 1st ed.
Available at PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction (581.65 STE)

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Edition
1st ed.
Description
xvii, 235, [1] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-[236]).
Contents
Aconite -- Arrow poisons -- Ayahuasca vine and chacruna -- Beten nut -- Castor bean -- Ordeal poisons -- Coca -- Coyotillo -- Deadly nightshade -- Death camas -- Deadly dinner -- Ergot -- Fatal fungus -- Habanero chili -- Henbane -- The Devil's bartender -- Iboga -- Jimson weed -- Botanical crime families -- Khat -- Killer algae -- Ragweed -- Kudzu -- Lawn of death -- Mala mujer -- Here comes the sun -- Manchineel tree -- Don't look now -- Mandrake -- Marijuana -- Oleander -- Forbidden garden -- Opium poppy -- Dreadful bouquet -- Peacock flower -- Peyote cactus -- Psychedelic plants -- Poison hemlock -- Purple loosestrife -- Weeds of mass destruction -- Ratbane -- Rosary pea -- The terrible toxicodendrons -- Sago palm -- More than one way wo skin a cat -- Stinging tree -- Meet the nettles -- Strychnine tree -- Suicide tree -- Carnivores -- Tobacco -- Toxic blule-green algae -- Duck and cover -- Water hemlock -- Water hyacinth -- Social misfits -- Whistling thorn acacia -- White snakeroot -- Yew -- Poison gardens.
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ISBN
9781565126831
1565126831
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