Definition of Spotted water hemlock
1. Noun. Tall biennial water hemlock of northeastern North America having purple-spotted stems and clusters of extremely poisonous tuberous roots resembling small sweet potatoes.
Group relationships: Cicuta, Genus Cicuta
Generic synonyms: Poisonous Plant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spotted Water Hemlock
Literary usage of Spotted water hemlock
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1. The Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States by American Institute of Homeopathy Committee on Pharmacopeia (1897)
"spotted water hemlock. Natural Order— Umbelliferae. Synonyms.— Latin, Cicutaria maculata, Sium douglasii; English, American water hemlock, Beaver poison, ..."