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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: Nicotiana spp.

Common Name: Tobacco, Tree Tobacco

Species Most Often Affected: humans, swine

Poisonous Parts: leaves

Primary Poisons: nicotine,pyridine

Link to web page(s): tobacco.html

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