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Bright green fern-like leaves; flowers in numerous small, umbrella-shaped clusters of tiny white flowers.
|Soil and Moisture Conditions
|widespread in Oregon
|Mowing is not recommended due to toxins. For small populations, wear gloves and long sleeves to pull or dig up plants, including entire root. Wash skin after working with poison hemlock. Follow label directions when using chemicals.
|Reproduction and Spread
|Reproduces by seeds. Produces up to 40,000 seeds per plants, plants are moved by water, animals, and machinery.
|introduced from Eurasia
|cow parsnip, Queen Anne's Lace
|Acutely toxic to humans, livestock and wildlife; call for help if poisoning is suspected. Aggressive growth, crowds out native vegetation.