Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
We’re in our Spring Fundraiser and you can help! Support KSMU programming today!

Ricin & the Castor Bean Plant

The seven men arrested in Britain over the weekend were allegedly manufacturing Ricin, a poison made from the berries of a common ornamental plant. NPR's Ketzel Levine looks at the plant itself.

Copyright 2003 NPR

Ketzel Levine
NPR Senior Correspondent Ketzel Levine reports for Morning Edition.