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Milberger's Nursery and Landscaping
3920 North Loop 1604 E.
San Antonio, TX 78247

Open 9 to 6 Mon. through Sat.
and 10 to 5 on Sun.

Three exits east of 281, inside of 1604
Next to the Diamond Shamrock station
Please click map for more detailed map and driving directions.

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Question:This thing came home with me from a nursery in West Texas.
WHAT COULD IT BE A friend called it a venigroon ? the spelling. I was
trimming a yucca and I crawled out on my hand. I almost had to change my
pants Claude Townsend

Answer: This is indeed a Vinegaroon. They are relatives of spiders
and scorpions and found very commonly in West Texas. They are extremely
rare in San Antonio. Vinegaroons are quite harmless and get their name
because they release a liquid when disturbed that smells like vinegar.
This liquid can burn the eyes and possibly the skin. They are also
called whip scorpions.