Kōrero: Poisonous plants and fungi

Black nightshade

Black nightshade

Black nightshade and related species are probably responsible for more plant-poisoning admissions to hospital than any other plant in New Zealand. The unripe green berries of these common weeds are poisonous.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Alastair McLean

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Poisonous plants and fungi - Poisonous garden plants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9783/black-nightshade (accessed 29 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007