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Here’s one I didn’t know until just now. Aconite, also called monkshood, is a plant of the buttercup family. It has pink or purple flowers. It grows naturally in the temperate reasons of North America. Oh, and it’s poisonous. How can something in the buttercup family be poisonous? Buttercup is such a pleasant, innocuous-sounding name. […]