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Poisonous plants of North Carolina

An NC State database lists 607 poisonous native and invasive plants in North Carolina. Here are some of the most dangerous and common outdoor plants on that list for humans and animals.

How to identify dangerous spiders in the Carolinas

There are over 1500 species of spiders in the Carolinas. Most produce venom that can cause discomfort, but a spider bite is usually not harmful to humans. These, however, can cause serious pain and injury.