Definition of Hemlock water dropwort
1. Noun. European poisonous herb having tuberous roots, yellow juice that stains the skin, yellow flowers and foliage resembling celery; all parts extremely poisonous.
Group relationships: Genus Oenanthe, Oenanthe
Generic synonyms: Poisonous Plant
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Literary usage of Hemlock water dropwort
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1. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Herbs, mostly of marshes. About 40 species, widely distributed; 2 in US a. Oe. crocata L. Europe. Hemlock Water-dropwort, Belder- root, ..."
2. Chambers' Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1892)
"The Common Water-dropwort (Œ. fistulosa) and the Hemlock Water-dropwort, or Water Hemlock ( Œ. ... A number of species are natives of Hemlock Water-dropwort ..."