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September 8, 2018
Don Kinzler identifies this volunteer flower as Nicandra physalodes, known simply as Nicandra or apple-of-Peru. Submitted photo
Trumpet-shaped volunteer flower identified
September 8, 2018 - 7:32am
February 2, 2016
Castor bean plant, or castor oil plant, (Ricinus communis) is native to Africa and occasionally grown for medicinal and ornamental purposes in Minnesota. The seeds contain ricin, an incredibly toxic compound which can be deadly if ingested.
February Weed of the Month: Poisonous ornamental plants to avoid in community gardens
February 2, 2016 - 12:55pm