Poisonous and painful plants can burn skin, kill cows, shut down kidneys

There are some pretty extreme plants and mushrooms growing in Saskatchewan. Despite that, accidental poisonings are rare, and one expert wants to keep it that way.

Expert says despite that, accidental poisonings in Saskatchewan rare

There are some poisonous and painful plants to watch out for in Saskatchewan, according to the Saskatchewan Invasive Species Council.

Chet Neufeld says despite some extremely toxic plants in the province, accidental poisonings are very rare. He hopes to keep it that way. Some of the plants are native to Saskatchewan, while others are invasive species.

He talked with CBC Saskatchewan's Blue Sky about a list of some of the nastiest plants to look out for in the province. 


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