Henbane, a coarse herb native to Europe and Asia and common in North America. It grows from 18 to 30 inches (45 to 75 cm) high and has large, hairy leaves; yellowish flowers; and a disagreeable odor. All parts of the plant are poisonous. Henbane is a source of the alkaloid drugs hyoscyamine and hyoscine (scopolamine), which are used as sedatives and pain killers.Henbane is a poisonous plant with large hairy leaves, yellow flowers, and a disagreeable odor.
If you've heard of frankincense and myrrh, it's probably because you're familiar with the biblical account of Jesus' birth. But have you ever wondered what exactly it was the three wise men gifted Christ?
How can something as delicate and delicious as a cranberry thrive in something as filthy as a bog? Blame it on the durability of this most unusual and hardy plant.