It’s so easy to talk about all the fun and exciting things that Texas has going on all the time, but sometimes it’s nice to sit back and enjoy all the natural beauty around us. It’s almost easy to overlook the natural beauty in the lone star state because there is so much to enjoy. Whether you enjoy hiking trails, waterfalls, or more beach areas, you can find it all in Texas. But there are some things like plants you need to avoid while adventuring in Texas. 

While it might seem a little silly to stay away from some plants, there are some that can do some real damage to your body and even kill you. This isn’t to scare you, just to make sure that you do realize the dangers that are out there even when you don’t realize. Now most of these plants that can harm you are not found in your neighborhood, but you want to learn about them so you can do your best to avoid them. 

Stay Aware of Your Surroundings  

It’s fun to adventure in the beautiful Texas outdoors, but you need to stay aware of what's around you and that is beyond just wildlife animals. If you contact one of the poisonous plants listed below, there is a good chance you won’t die, but you could deal with serious discomfort and horrible symptoms. 

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