Venomous Vines 6 Poisonous Creepers to Avoid

5th April, 2024


Not all plants are harmless! These creepers pack a dangerous punch, some with deadly consequences.

Beautiful but deadly! Seeds contain abrin, causing severe illness or even death if ingested.

1: Rosary Pea

Urushiol oil causes itchy rashes, blisters, and severe reactions in some individuals.

2: Poison Ivy

All parts contain toxic substances that can disrupt the nervous system, leading to paralysis and death.

3: Deadly Nightshade (Belladonna)

Berries resemble grapes but are dangerously poisonous, affecting heart function and causing paralysis.

4: Moonseed

Toxin passes through cow's milk to humans, causing "milk sickness" – historically fatal.

5: White Snakeroot

Tiny hairs release an irritating cocktail of chemicals upon contact, causing a burning sensation.

6: Stinging Nettle

Admire nature from afar! Learn to identify poisonous plants to stay safe while enjoying the outdoors.