Plant Profiles in Chemical Ecology

The Secret Life of Plants

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Ranunculaceae

Silk roads to pop culture

Purple Drink may be new on the scene, but it’s always had a presence within every generation of society back to the beginning. Purple Drink has gone by many alias and has had many a makeover through the centuries. Along the silk road this presence has traveled far and wide extending its tendrils deep into human culture. many have fallen in love with this cunning mistress to be left broke and alone. Those lucky enough to escape the icy grasp continually long for the nirvana they lost. Those not fortunate enough to escape may certainly follow their love into the dark.

Wolfsbane: fictitous plant contains very real dangers

Is the famed plant, Wolfsbane actually poisonous? Find out what myths and chemical compounds have led to this plants mysterious history.

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