Castor Bean Plant (Ricinus communis) via Instagram

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Castor Bean Plant (Ricinus communis)

In the Orto Botanico In the Brera District of Milan grows this lovely castor bean including seed pods.

While the seeds are poisonous and the caster bean is an invasive here in Southern California, it is often used as an ornamental in Europe. 

Castor Bean Plant (Ricinus communis) via Instagram

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