Taxon  Report   9070 
Cicuta maculata  L.  var. maculata   (not an active name)
Spotted water hemlock
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Cicuta maculata var. maculata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Cicuta
Parent Record Cicuta maculata
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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PLANTS: Cicuta curtissii
PLANTS: Cicuta maculata var. curtissii
PLANTS: Cicuta mexicana
NOTE: Cicuta maculata var. maculata is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Cicuta maculata var. maculata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 27, 2018).

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