Oleander

Oleander plant
Common names: Oleander

Scientific name: Nerium oleander

Hazard associated: Poisonous if ingested, with children and horses particularly likely to be at risk. Smoke from burning leaves is also regarded as toxic.

Notes: oleander

  • All parts poisonous.
  • Common plant in gardens and parks.
  • Pink flowers are most common but white varieties exist.

 

Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nerium

Image credits:

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