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Castor Bean

for a poison emergency

Castor Bean (Ricunus Communis)

Cultivated

Usually grown as an annual. May grow six to 15 feet tall. Leaves alternate and may be up to three feet in diameter. Leaves are lobed and have five to 11 points.

Toxicity

Poisonous

Berries/Fruits

1 inch capsule that contains three seeds

Flowers

Rust-colored without true petals. Appear in clusters on stems

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