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The 12 Greatest Plants (and Plant Monsters) from Fiction

Last month, if you recall, we took a look at some of the most dangerous plants in existence—which was really The MindHut’s odd way of giving winter the bums rush and rolling out the carpet for spring. Our minds seeded with daydreams of springtime imagery and revelry, we couldn’t help ourselves from continuing to muse over all that is green in our world… and those from fiction! Friend or foe, beautiful or lethal, plants (and their sometimes monstrous counterparts) play an important role in fantasy, and the following 12 are just some of the greatest out there!