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joecool1029 · 2024-07-05 · Original thread
Yeah the thorns on these things are bad news. A scratch to the eye fron one = blindness. Even taking one to the hand can easily result in a hospital trip.

Was just reading last night: "the thorns are "particularly toxic to the eye". Corneal scratches led to loss of vision in more than half of 132 reported incidents in Ireland (Mitchell and Rook, 1979)." From this book:

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