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Conium maculatum, Poison Hemlock
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Poison Hemlock key characteristics, Cuyahoga County, OH, June 2016
Poison hemlock has smooth, coarse, hollow stems that may be spotted with purple. Leaves are dark green, triangular and finely divided making them look fern-like. 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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