Calflora
Taxon  Report   2110 
Cicuta maculata  L.  var. angustifolia  Hook.
Narrow leafed water hemlock,  Spotted water hemlock
Cicuta maculata var. angustifolia
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Cicuta maculata var. angustifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Cicuta
Parent Record Cicuta maculata
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System]    
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Cicuta occidentalis
ICPN: Cicuta valida
More information about  Cicuta maculata var. angustifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CIMAA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 19, 2018).

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