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: monk's hood (Aconitum napellus), deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna), woody nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) and thorn-apple (Datura stramonium)

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Inscription: Vegetable poisons Aconitum napellus common wolf's bane or monks hood. Atropa belladona deadly nightshade or dwale. Solanum dulcamara woody nightshade or bitter sweet. Datura stramonium common thorn apple. Jno. Johnstone sc.

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Source: https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/75146#page/89/mode/1up "A history of the vegetable kingdom : embracing the whole physiology of plants with their uses to man and the lower animals, and their application in the arts, manufactures, and domestic economy" by William Rhind, 1866. Plants native to diverse geographical regions