HyperDic: poisonous_plant

English > 1 sense of the expression poisonous plant:
NOUNplantpoisonous planta plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
English > poisonous plant: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism.
NarrowerAmerican holly, Christmas hollyAn evergreen tree
aconiteAny of various usually poisonous plants of the genus Aconitum having tuberous roots and palmately lobed leaves and blue or white flowers
baneberry, cohosh, herb ChristopherA plant of the genus Actaea having acrid poisonous berries
dogbaneAny of several poisonous perennial plants of the genus Apocynum having acrid milky juice and bell-shaped white or pink flowers and a very bitter root
eastern poison oak, Toxicodendron quercifolium, Rhus quercifolia, Rhus toxicodenedronpoisonous shrub of southeastern United States causing a rash on contact
fool's parsley, lesser hemlock, Aethusa cynapiumEuropean weed naturalized in America that resembles parsley but causes nausea and poisoning when eaten
gloriosa, glory lily, climbing lily, creeping lily, Gloriosa superbaAny plant of the genus Gloriosa of tropical Africa and Asia
helleboreAny plant of the Eurasian genus Helleborus
hemlock, poison hemlock, poison parsley, California fern, Nebraska fern, winter fern, Conium maculatumlarge branching biennial herb native to Eurasia and Africa and adventive in North America having large fernlike leaves and white flowers
lantanaA flowering shrub
oleander, rose bay, Nerium oleanderAn ornamental but poisonous flowering shrub having narrow evergreen leaves and clusters of fragrant white to pink or red flowers
poison ash, poison dogwood, poison sumac, Toxicodendron vernix, Rhus vernixSmooth American swamp shrub with pinnate leaves and greenish flowers followed by greenish white berries
poison ivy, markweed, poison mercury, poison oak, Toxicodendron radicans, Rhus radicansClimbing plant common in eastern and central United States with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berries
snowberry, common snowberry, waxberry, Symphoricarpos albadeciduous shrub of western North America having spikes of pink flowers followed by round white berries
spotted cowbane, spotted hemlock, spotted water hemlocktall biennial water hemlock of northeastern North America having purple-spotted stems and clusters of extremely poisonous tuberous roots resembling small sweet potatoes
varnish tree, lacquer tree, Chinese lacquer tree, Japanese lacquer tree, Japanese varnish tree, Japanese sumac, Toxicodendron vernicifluum, Rhus vernicifluasmall Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained
water dropwort, hemlock water dropwort, Oenanthe crocataEuropean poisonous herb having tuberous roots, yellow juice that stains the skin, yellow flowers and foliage resembling celery
water fennel, Oenanthe aquaticaEuropean poisonous herb with fibrous roots
water hemlock, Cicuta verosatall erect highly poisonous Eurasiatic perennial herb locally abundant in marshy areas
western poison oak, Toxicodendron diversilobum, Rhus diversilobapoisonous shrub of the Pacific coast of North America that causes a rash on contact
Broaderplant, flora, plant life(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
Spanishplanta venenosa
Catalanplanta verinosa

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