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Tonight Inquiry talks with writer and award-winning author AMY STEWART about the dark and evil side of botany. Stewart’s new book WICKED PLANTS: A BOOK OF BOTANICAL ATROCITIES describes all sorts of plants that are deadly, dangerous, painful, destructive, intoxicating and illegal. Tune in tonight and learn why rhubarb can be harmful; how Stinging Nettles sting and what famous flower smells like rotting meat.