Monday, May 25, 2015

New Hampshire Trees and Plants Trivia

What coniferous tree is often mistaken for being poisonous but is not and has more vitamin C than an orange in a handful of leaves brewed as tea?

Red Maple Abstract

Maple Ablaze

Flowerheads in Afternoon Sun

Poplar Shadows

Answer: The Hemlock Tree. A similarly named plant "Hemlock" was the plant used by Socrates to take his own life.

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