image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0
image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0

Four poisonous plants: hemlock (Conium maculatum), henbane (Hyoscyamus niger), opium lettuce (Lactuca virosa) and autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale).

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Description

Coloured engraving by J. Johnstone.

Inscription: Vegetable poisons Conium maculatum common hemlock. Hyoscyamus niger black henbane. Lactuca virosa strong scented or poisonous lettuce. Colchicum autumnale autumnal meadow saffron. Jno. Johnstone sc.

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Location

Central Europe

Medium

Tww Comment

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