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Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother, and Other Botanical Atrocities

Presented by Norman Bird Sanctuary at Online/Virtual Space

Oct 21 2020
Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother, and Other Botanical Atrocities

Find out which plant killed Abraham Lincoln’s mother, which shrub ignited a global war, and which plant has killed 90 million people. This talk will be accompanied by dazzling photographs, historical images, copper engravings, and other visuals.

In her New York Times bestseller Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln\’s Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities, Amy Stewart takes on Mother Nature’s most appalling creations. It\’s an A to Z of plants that kill, maim, intoxicate, and otherwise offend. Drawing on history, medicine, science, and legend, Stewart presents tales of bloodcurdling botany that will entertain, alarm, and enlighten even the most intrepid gardeners and nature lovers.
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