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Giant Hogweed infestation in Virginia — plant causes burns, blindness

NewImage‘An invasive plant species with an appropriately unappealing name, giant hogweed, has been found growing in Virginia. If its clear sap gets on your skin, exposure to sunlight can cause 3rd degree burns, even years after contact. If the sap gets in your eyes, you could go blind….’

Via Boing Boing

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