Top Ten Facts About Plants

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The Top Ten

1 Water Hemlock causes its victim to die with a smile

The toxin paralyzes the face muscles, forcing them to form a smile - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

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2 Manchineel's fruit is poisonous, its sap can irritate skin, rainwater dripping off its leaves also irritates your skin, and the smoke produced if it's burned can blind you

Just, stay away from this tree, and don't attemp to chop it down or burn it, unless you have full protective clothes - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

3 Gympie-gympie has an extremely painful and unbearable sting that can last from days to years, that some people comitted suicide after getting stung

That's why it's nicknamed the "suicide plant". Strangely, some animals are able to eat it - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

4 A sunflower isn't 1 big flower; it's made out of lots of tiny flowers

I didn't know this! What a shame... It stilll looks like one flower though. - LightningBlade

5 There's a pure-white flower called the ghost plant

Its flower, its stem, its root, everything it has is white. It's because it doesn't have chlorophyll - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

6 Bamboo can grow up to 35 inches in a day, making it the fastest growing woody-plant
7 Dumb cane has toxic sap that can paralyze people's vocal chords
8 There's a forest made of a single quaking aspen

It looks like it's many trees, but it's determined as a single tree connected by giant root system because all of those trees are identical - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

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9 There's a garden full of deadly plants in England
10 1/3 plants on the island Socotra (Yemen) is found nowhere else in the world
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