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Thimbleweed poisoning: Thimbleweed is a herbaceous plant which has a variety of flower colors depending on the species. It is most often used as an ornamental garden plant. The plant contains a chemical called protoanemonin which can cause various symptoms if eaten in large quantities. Skin irritation can also occur upon skin exposure. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Thimbleweed poisoning is available below.
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Prognosis for Thimbleweed poisoning: Severity of symptoms vary depending on the amount of plant material consumed and the body size of the person. Children tend to suffer more severe symptoms due to their smaller body size.
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