The other day I found out that this innocuous-looking yellow flower is actually quite a powerful neuro-toxin.

Oxytropis campestris

Northern Field Locoweed

I spent this morning removing it from my yard with extreme prejudice.

Should you find a patch and decide to do the same, please be careful and WEAR GLOVES!!!  This stuff is highly poisonous and it -can- be absorbed through the skin.

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