15 Dangerous Plants Hiding in Your Backyard

Oleander

Known for its striking flowers in the summertime, the oleander plant also holds a deadly secret: every part of it is highly toxic.

According to a 2010 study published in Heart Views, parts of the oleander plant contain cardiac glycosides, compounds that can cause acute cardiac toxicity and digestive issues.

Those who ingest the plant can also suffer symptoms that range from an erratic pulse to inducing a coma.

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