These Poisonous Plants Could Wreak Havoc In Your Yard

Beware The Button-Flowered Tansy

One way to know if you’re looking at a tansy plant is if there are golden, button-like flowers attached.

tansy plant with yellow flowers
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While tansy may seem pretty, the plant is very toxic. Brushing up against the plant can give people or animals a bad rash. If tansy is ingested, it can produce dangerous metabolites in the liver and digestive tracts.