Cicuta douglasii
(Water Hemlock)
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 (Water Hemlock)
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Water Hemlock
Habitat: Grows in moist areas along or in streams.

Edibility: Poisonous

Color: Green

This plant is extremely poisonous and can be deadly if even a small amount is eaten. It can be easily confused with other relatives in the carrot family such as hemlock water-parsnips, wild parsnips, angelica and many others. This is why it is so very important to be 100% positive before eating any wild plant in the carrot family. There is also another Hemlock called the Poison Hemlock which is very similar.

The leaves look very similar to Cannabis. | |