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"Poisonous" does not mean deadly. Some manifestations of toxicity are subtle. The dose, as always, determines if a plant is safe source of nutrients or a toxic hazard.

Scientific Name: Cicuta spp.

Common Name: Water Hemlock, Cowbane

Species Most Often Affected: all

Poisonous Parts: roots, all

Primary Poisons: cicutoxin

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