The holidays wouldn’t be the same without bright red displays of poinsettias. Scroll through the slideshow to learn five fun poinsettia facts about this favorite winter crop.
1. Contrary to popular belief, poinsettias are not poisonous to humans or pets.
Some people are sensitive to their milky white sap, which contains latex. It can cause irritation to the skin, eyes, mucus membranes or digestive system if consumed.
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