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You may never see some of these strange and scary plants -- but some are very close to home! Test your knowledge of unfriendly flora with this interactive quiz.

Points available: 10

1:

Which part of which everyday fruit could be fatal (provided you go out of your way to ingest enough)?

2:

Which of these fruits and vegetables ISN'T part of the deadly nightshade family?

3:

What religiously-named plant contains fatal amounts of ricin?

4:

The bulb of what flower could be fatal if mistaken for an onion and eaten?

5:

Which famous philosopher was killed by ingesting hemlock?

6:

Where can you find the stinging tree, the world's most poisonous type of stinging nettle?

7:

What part of the castor plant is extremely poisonous -- and yet is also the part from which we get castor oil?

8:

What part of the angel's trumpet bush is poisonous?

9:

What poisonous flower was once thought to be able to detect werewolves?

10:

White snakeroot is poisonous if consumed directly or:

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