The 10 Most Painful Plant To Touch

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Stinging Nettle 

Stinging nettle has tiny hairs on its leaves and stems that release irritating chemicals when touched, causing a stinging sensation and skin irritation.

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Poison Ivy

Poison ivy contains an oily resin called urushiol, which can cause an itchy and blistering rash in many people who come into contact with it.

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Also known as the stinging tree, this plant native to Australia has fine hairs on its leaves and stems that can cause excruciating pain when touched.

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Bull Nettle 

Bull nettle is a plant found in the southern United States. Its leaves and stems are covered in stinging hairs that can cause intense burning and irritation.

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Giant Hogweed 

Giant hogweed is a tall plant with sap that contains chemicals that can cause severe skin irritation, blistering, and even burns when exposed to sunlight.

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Poison Oak

Poison oak, similar to poison ivy, contains urushiol and can cause a painful and itchy rash upon contact.

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Tree Manzanita

The hairy leaves and stems of the tree manzanita plant can cause skin irritation and painful rashes in some individuals.

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While cacti are known for their spines, some species also have tiny hair-like spines called glochids that are extremely irritating and can cause pain and skin irritation upon contact.