Even if you’re not a wilderness junkie, there’s one plant that your Everyday Joe will know to avoid: poison ivy. But after that, general poisonous plant knowledge seems to quickly taper off.
Whether you mingle with wildlife flora several times a week or only a few times a year, it’s critical to know the difference between a plant friend and foe. Certain plants might appear harmless, but even doing something as simple as brushing up against it could cause a serious problem. It’s particularly important to keep the kiddos away from them as well.
Let’s take a look at 11 poisonous plants you need to steer clear of when you’re enjoying the great outdoors!