poisonousplant said:

1-30 yea u rock gurl ur literally a pebble

1. Who was the last person you held hands with?

i dont really hold hands so probably my friend maddy patty like months ago
2. Are you outgoing or shy?

SHy
3. Who are you looking forward to seeing?

already answered
4. Are you easy to get alone with?
is this like

a sex question

hm

i think mayeb?
5. If you were drunk would the person you like take care of you?

i dont like anyone rn
6. What kind of people are you attracted to?

cool dads
7. Do you think you’ll be in a relationship two months from now?

already answered
8. Who from the opposite gender is on your mind?

already answered
9. Does talking about sex make you uncomfortable?

already answered
10. Who was the last person you had a deep conversation with?

already answered
11. What does the most recent text that you sent say?

i already answered this but “i need meme therapy this is getting out of hand”
12. What are your 5 favourite songs right now?

ANYTHING BY TWENTY ONE PILOTS. 
13. Do you like it when people play with your hair?

yES
14. Do you believe in luck and miracles?

i believe in luck but not miracles
15. What good thing happened this summer?

literally nothing
16. Would you kiss the last person you kissed again?

i havent been kissed
17. Do you think there is life on other planets?

well the chance that earth is the only planet out of infinity with life on it is probably a very small chance
18. Do you still talk to your first crush?

well my first crush was in kindergarten but this one boy i had a crush on (CHRISTIAN) we’re still friends and he turned out to be hella gay
19. Do you like bubble baths?

yea
20. Do you like your neighbours?

yes. one of them has 5 dogs.
21. What are you bad habits?

..
22. Where would you like to travel?

i have no idea
23. Do you have trust issues?

absolutely
24. Favorite part of your daily routine?

coffee
25. What part of your body are you most uncomfortable with?

nothing, im like the definition of self confidence 
26. What do you do when you wake up?

drink coffee
27. Do you wish your skin was lighter or darker?

neither, my skin is fine.
28. Who are you most comfortable around?

goodcopbadcop supermeganerdolivia
29. Have any of your ex’s told you they regret breaking up?

i only have one ex, but im not gonna answer that sry
30. Do you ever want to get married?

nah

Alocasia (Elephant's Ear)

large alocasia

Alocasia, is a broad-leaved tuberous perennial from the Araceae family. Their are 79 different species that are native to subtropical Asia and eastern Australia. However, some species are now widely cultivated Worldwide and are a common house and garden plant.

alocasia houseplant

The plant has large heart shaped leaves and it produces Araceous flowers. 

The most common Alocasia plant is Elephant’s Ear.

alocasia leaves

Some species of Alocasia are very poisonous whereas others are boiled and eaten as a food source. It is crucial that you identify the species before ingesting, and that you boil the stem for a very long time before eating.

alocasia stem

The stems contain calcium oxalate and other irritants. Chewing and ingesting parts of the toxic species of this plant group will cause lip irritation and will numb and swell the tongue and pharynx. The swelling will cause breathing difficulties, difficulty speaking and sharp pains in your throat. Other symptoms also include severe skin irritation, nausea, diarrhoea, delirium and even death! 

Poisonous Weeds - Agrostemma githago (The Common Corncockle)

corncockle illustration

Corncockle or Agrostemma githago is a dainty pink or purple flowering plant orginially from the European wheat fields.

It was a very common weed in the 19th Century growing continuously side by side to the Wheat. It is probable that up to the 20th Century most wheat was contaminated with the pitted seeds of a Corncockle.

corncockle with wheat

It is now more commonly an alien species to many countries; its sporadic growth due to imports of wheat worldwide. 

In the UK, intensive and mechanical farming has now made the growth of the weed with crops uncommon. The changes in harvesting seasons and techniques for farming, including herbicides, make Corncockle’s less familiar nowadays. 

corncockle flower

Corncockle’s can grow up to 1 metre tall and are covered in tiny hairs. In the summer months the plant produces beautiful pink or purple flowers with delicate black lines on the petals. They can grow in various places such as fields, roadsides, railway lines and waste places.

pink corncockle

ALL PARTS OF THE PLANT ARE POISONOUS AND CONTAIN GLYCOSIDE GITHAGIN AND AGROSTEMNIC ACID.

However they have also been used in folk medicine to treat parasites dispute their toxic attributes.

Symptoms of ingestion include severe stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhoea, dizziness, weakness and slow breathing.  

Poisonous Weeds - Rumex obtusifolius (Broadleaf Dock)

A Broadleaf Dock is a perennial weed native to Europe, however now can be found in America too. It is most commonly known for its treatment against nettle stings. It can be easily recognised by its large, red stemmed leaves.

Broadleaf Dock

The “milk” of a Dock leaf contains tannins & oxalic acid which is an astringent (shrinks and constricts body tissue). It is commonly believed that vigorously rubbing a Dock leaf on a nettle rash will cure the sting. Conveniently Docks are often found growing nearby to nettles. 

Dock

Broadleaf docks are considered poisonous. It is listed as an “injurious weed” under the UK Weeds Act 1959 as it causes sickness in livestock. The “milk” from the plant can also cause dermatitis. 

It is a difficult weed to eradicate as they have deep roots reaching up to 5 feet below soil. The seeds of a Dock are easily dispersed too, travelling by wind & water. The seeds toothed wing structures allow them to cling to animals & machinery. 

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