Poison Hemlock

Additional Common Names: Poison Parsley, Spotted Hemlock, Winter Fern, California Fern, Nebraska Fern, Deadly Hemlock
Scientific Name: Conium maculatum
Family: Umbelliferae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Various alkaloids
Clinical Signs: Agitation, tremors, drooling, diarrhea, paralysis, death

Credit: William & Wilma Follette @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1992.
Western wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. West Region, Sacramento, CA.

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