Calflora
Taxon  Report   2111    
Cicuta maculata  L.  var. bolanderi  (S. Watson) G. A. Mulligan
Saltmarsh water hemlock,  Spotted water hemlock
Cicuta maculata var. bolanderi
© 2007 Doreen L. Smith
Photos from
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Cicuta maculata var. bolanderi
© 2013 Steve Matson
Cicuta maculata var. bolanderi
© 2007 Doreen L. Smith
Cicuta maculata var. bolanderi, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Cicuta maculata var. bolanderi
© 2013 Steve Matson
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Cicuta bolanderi
More information about  Cicuta maculata var. bolanderi
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 (CIMAB)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2018).

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