Story: Poisonous plants and fungi

Publicising poisonous plants

This poster published by Landcare New Zealand illustrates some of the more common poisonous plants that grow in New Zealand. It provides basic information about each plant – what it looks like, where it is found and which of its parts are poisonous. The illustrations are by botanical artist Pat Brooke.

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How to cite this page:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Poisonous plants and fungi - Poisonous native plants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 June 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007