Taxon  Report   9070    
Cicuta maculata  L.  var. maculata   
(no longer an active name)
Spotted water hemlock
Cicuta maculata var. maculata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Cicuta
Parent: Cicuta maculata

Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cicuta curtissii
PLANTS: Cicuta maculata var. curtissii
PLANTS: Cicuta mexicana
NOTE: Cicuta maculata var. maculata is no longer an active name.
More information about  Cicuta maculata var. maculata
Nursery 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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jul 10, 2020).