Taxon: Cicuta douglasii (DC.) J. M. Coult. & Rose

 
Genus: Cicuta
Family: Apiaceae (alt.Umbelliferae)
  Subfamily: Apioideae
      Tribe: Oenantheae
Nomen number: 316620
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 7:95. 1900
Name Verified on: 31-Jan-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • western water-hemlock  (Source: Weeds West) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (to humans and livestock fide Kingsbury; Lampe & McCann)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, - Nevada
    • Subarctic America: United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia

References:

  • Foster, S. & C. Hobbs A field guide to Western medicinal plants and herbs. 2002 (W Med Pl Herbs)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  • Mathias, M. E. & L. Constance 1944. Umbelliferae (N Amer fl) 28B:155.
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Mulligan, G. A. 1980. The genus Cicuta in North America Canad. J. Bot. 58:1760.
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Whitson, T. D. et al., eds. Weeds of the West, ed. 5. 1999 (Weeds West)

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