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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: Taxus cuspidata

Common Name: Yew

Species Most Often Affected: all

Poisonous Parts: leaves, seeds, twigs

Primary Poisons: taxine

Link to web page(s): yew.html

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