The herbaceous plant, which is a member of the parsley family, is a tall biennial with a thick taproot and purple-spotted stems. It produces clusters of small, white flowers. Its leaves are often mistaken for wild parsley and its roots for parsnips.
So what happens if you eat this plant? You'll likely have the typical poisoning symptoms, such as vomiting, weakness and trembling. But hemlock poisoning also depresses the central nervous system and can put you in a coma.
Horse nettle fruit is typically yellow or green in color, and shaped like a cherry tomato. It's especially worrisome if someone stumbles upon it in the winter. During that season, the plant itself is dead, yet its fruit often looks appealing and is still quite juicy. But if you pop one in your mouth, you can be in for abdominal pain and breathing difficulties — certainly not anything to mess with.
In addition to the plants listed on the first page and the plants you just learned about above, there are also some animals you shouldn't try eating. Many of these animals may seem fine to eat during an emergency, but the reality is if you were to try to eat them you would have to deal with the consequences.
Discover which animals to avoid eating after the break. In particular, one of these animals was surprising to me!
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