We all know of poison oak and poison ivy which cause itchy, scratchy skin for a few days. However, did you know that there are other poisonous plants in Illinois you just don't want to mess with and can cause severe health concerns?

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I had no idea that there were some plants that cause so many health issues with some even causing decreased breathing and death. Yikes! So when you're hiking, taking long walks, or camping in different parts of the state you may want to say away from these plants.

The Most Poisonous Plants in Illinois

If you come in contact with any of these plants call the Illinois Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222.

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