Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Cicuta bulbifera L. image
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Family Apiaceae
Cicuta bulbifera L.
bulblet water-hemlock
Cicuta: ancient Latin name of poison hemlock
bulbifera: bulb-bearing
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 12"-40" tall, emergent aquatic; stems slender, hollow, partitioned inside; roots clustered, usually with thickened tubers; bulbets form in the upper leaf axils
Flower: white, 5-parted, sepals triangular; inflorescence a 2" compound umbel; blooms July-Sept.
Fruit:dry, splitting into 2 seeds fruit drawing
Leaf:all on the stem, 1 to 3 times pinnately-divided into narrow, toothed leaflets
Habitat: wet; marshes, streambanks

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