spotted water hemlock

(Cicuta maculata)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not yet assessed

spotted water hemlock

NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

Wetland
Indicator
Status

Great Plains

OBL - Obligate wetland

Midwest

OBL - Obligate wetland

Northcentral & Northeast

OBL - Obligate wetland


Identification

See Subordinate Taxa (below) for identifying information.


Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28.

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Taxonomy

Family:

Apiaceae (carrot)

 

Subfamily:

Apioideae

 

Tribe:

Oenantheae

 
Subordinate Taxa

spotted water hemlock (Cicuta maculata var. angustifolia)

spotted water hemlock (Cicuta maculata var. bolanderi)

spotted water hemlock (Cicuta maculata var. maculata)

spotted water hemlock (Cicuta maculata var. victorinii)

 
Synonyms

 

 
Common
Names

common water hemlock

musquash-root

poison parsnip

spotted cowbane

spotted parsley

spotted waterhemlock

spotted water-hemlock

water-hemlock


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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Cicuta maculata - Western Water Hemlock

 
     
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Regional Forage Specialist Al Foster discusses identifying water hemlock . Often when springs are dry the greenest part of a pasture is the areas around sloughs and along creeks. These green areas become preferred grazing sites for cattle. Unfortunately these low-lying areas sometimes contain water hemlock, a poisonous native plant.

 
     
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Aquatic and Invasive Plant Identification Series by the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants ( http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu ) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, Invasive Plant Management Section.

For more information about water hemlock, go to http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/node/99

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