A&E berry

Arum berries
Arum berries

The berries of Arum Maculatum are the most common cause of accidental plant poisoning based on attendance at UK hospital A&E departments.

However, their foul taste and tingling affect on the mouth mean that large amounts are rarely swallowed and serious damage is unusual.

Here is a previous post about “the plant of many names”:  https://melickblog.wordpress.com/2015/09/26/plant-of-many-names/

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