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Saturday, 8 August 2009

News Clipping: Triffids invade Dorset

A deadly tropical plant native to central and south America has been discovered in two Dorset gardens.

Datura Stramonium, or Devil’s Snare, is used by the South American Indians to poison their hunting spears and fishing hooks, and is prised in some cultures for its hallucinogenic qualities.

READ MORE - Source: Bournemouth Daily Echo Saturday 8th August 2009

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