Can You Blow Bubbles From This Tree's Sap?
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Bubblers beware: This tree sap can contain toxins harmful to the skin.
A video shared to the nature appreciation subreddit r/NatureIsFuckingLit in November 2020 showed a woman breaking the stem of a plant apart and blowing what appear to be bubbles from its sap.

The video in question was posted by user @bravebroccoli and had received more than 106,000 views at the time of this writing. But it's not the first video to show these "bubble plants," which have been cropping up on the internet since at least 2016. A number of Snopes readers asked us to verify the legitimacy of this video, which we determined to be authentic.

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