The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is host to a variety of flora and fauna. The series features plants that are magical in nature and have affected wizards in more ways than one. Many are used in potioneering in everyday life, while certain other plants' harmful characteristics have proven dangerous. Some Easter eggs and fun facts were revealed in the Harry Potter novels, but other tidbits of interest have been released behind the scenes, as well.
It's interesting to discover the hidden details behind the plants that readers will have learned about in the books. Many of these facts may even change the way you view the Harry Potter series.
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Ilvermorny's Snakewood Tree Sprouted From Salazar Slytherin's Wand And Has Medicinal PropertiesPhoto: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them / Warner Bros. Pictures
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Gillyweed's Properties Were Discovered By AccidentPhoto: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire / Warner Bros. Pictures
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Dittany Is Used To Heal Victims Of Werewolf AttacksPhoto: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban / Warner Bros. Pictures
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Ingesting The Thaumatagoria Plant Brings Out The Best Potential In A PersonPhoto: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince / Warner Bros. Pictures
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Eating A Venomous Tentacula Will Leave A Person Permanently Colored PurplePhoto: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince / Warner Bros. Pictures
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Wands From Acacia Trees Are Tricky In NaturePhoto: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone / Warner Bros. Pictures