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This smelly, prolific, and dangerous weed can spread quickly if left unchecked.

‘Stinking nightshade’ a deadly menace

Noxious weed is poisonous to livestock and humans

In 2014, black henbane was spotted in Wheatland, Starland and Kneehill counties, and as far north as Lesser Slave River. All parts of this noxious weed are poisonous to livestock and humans. Poisoning can result in impaired vision, convulsions, coma, and death from heart or respiratory failure. Although known as ‘stinking nightshade,’ it does not […] Read more