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Tuesday - January 14, 2014

From: San Antonio, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Poisonous Plants
Title: List of poisonous plants for Bexar County, Texas
Answered by: Nan Hampton

QUESTION:

I need to know local poisonous plants in Bexar County San Antonio. Please respond soon I'm trying to get Tenderfoot tonight and am doing my board of review.

ANSWER:

The South Texas Poison Center from the School of Medicine, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio has two lists of poisonous plants for the South Texas area—House & Garden Plants or Wild Plants—that are your best sources for a list of poisonous plants in Bexar County, Texas.

 

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