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Conium maculatum, Poison Hemlock
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Poison Hemlock flowers, Cuyahoga County, OH, June 2016
Poison hemlock has a flat umbel of white flowers like Queen Anne's Lace (wild carrot). 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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