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Old 14-04-2004, 08:34 AM
Tim Challenger
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Default Poisonous plants

On Tue, 13 Apr 2004 14:16:01 +0100, Kay Easton wrote:

In article , Edwin Spector
Just how poisonous is an apple tree?

ISTR the pips contain minute amounts of cyanide ;-)
Not enough to do any harm unless you were to eat them in *vast* amounts,
but they are in the same family as bitter almonds and cherry laurel.

So does clover, which we all have chewed in our childhood whilst lying on
our backs making shapes out of clouds.

Tim C.