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Conium maculatum, Poison Hemlock
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Poison Hemlock growth habit, Portage County, OH, June 2015
Poison hemlock has white umbels, and compound toothed leaves. When in bloom it is tall with large flower heads. All parts of the plant are fatally poisonous if ingested. Learn to identify this plant. It often grows in poor soil or disturbed edges. Wash thoroughly if you touch it.


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