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About ______ (number) North American
plants are poisonous.
700
Do any poisonous plants grow in our yards and our homes?
yes
many houseplants and garden
plants are poisonous
Do any plants that produce food for
us also have parts that are poisonous?
yes
many foods that we eat have plant
parts that are poisonous.
Asparagus is poisonous if eaten ____.
raw
Rhubard ________ are poisonous.
leaves
Name the part of an apple that can be
poisonous if eaten in lagre quantities.
seeds
What parts of the tomato
plant are poisonous?
leaves
stem
What parts of the white potato are poisonous?
leaves
sprouts
There are about 38,000 kinds of mushrooms.
Only about ______ (number) kinds are edible.
The rest are poisonous.
1000
Mushrooms cannot produce their own ______
because they do not contain __________.
food
chlorophyll
If someone has swallowed a poisonous
part of a plant , you should dial _____ (number).
911
To identify poison ivy or poison oak
remember the rhyme,
"Leaves of _____, let it be!".
three
What is the poison produced
by the tobacco plant?
nicotine
True/False ________ The poison found
in POISON IVY is used as a natural
insecticide (insect killer).
False
TOBACCO should replace the words POISON IVY.
Which poisonous plants give off an oil that should not be
transferred to other parts of
the body by using a washcloth?
poison ivy
poison oak
What medicine did scientists discover
by examing the bark of willow trees?
aspirin
What antibiotic did Alexander Fleming
discover from a green mold?
penicillin
What is the plural of fungus?
fungi
Fungi are plants that do not contain __________
and cannot make their own _____.
chlorophyll
food
Mushrooms are one kind of _______.
fungus
Name several important benefits
we get from plants.
medicine
shelter
healthy food
beauty