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"Poisonous" does not mean deadly. Some manifestations of toxicity are subtle. The dose, as always, determines if a plant is safe source of nutrients or a toxic hazard.

Scientific Name: Aconitum spp.

Common Name: Monkshood, Aconite, Wolfsbane

Species Most Often Affected: humans, cattle, goats

Poisonous Parts: leaves, roots, all

Primary Poisons: aconitine

Questions possibly pertaining to Aconitum spp.:

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