Oh, yes. They look lovely as they adorn your tables and drape themselves along the mantelpiece. But danger lurks amidst the leaves and berries.

We are referring, of course, to those decorative holiday plants that help make the season bright. The good news is that there is no danger as long as you don't put them in your mouth. The bad news is that you're going to need to keep them well away from children and pets.

Click on the images at left to learn more about each plant.

Sources: The Associated Press / Minnesota Poison Control Center / HealthDay, a service of ScoutNews, LLC