hemlock

Conium maculatum

Hemlock, Conium maculatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. It’s bloom period is April-September. This plant has known uses according to Wikipedia.

Name   Description   Biochemistry of the alkaloid toxins   Uses and effects   On humans   On other animals   Historical and cultural references   Socrates

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