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Definition of Cicuta virosa

Cicuta virosa
Water hemlock Wa"ter hem"lock (Bot) (a) A poisonous umbelliferous plant (Cicuta virosa) of Europe; also, any one of several plants of that genus. (b) A poisonous plant ([OE]nanthe crocata) resembling the above.
Cicuta virosa
Hemlock Hem"lock, n. [OE. hemeluc, humloc, AS. hemlic, hymlic.] 1. (Bot.) The name of several poisonous umbelliferous herbs having finely cut leaves and small white flowers, as the Cicuta maculata, bulbifera, and virosa, and the Conium maculatum. See Conium. Note: The potion of hemlock administered to Socrates is by some thought to have been a decoction of Cicuta virosa, or water hemlock, by others, of Conium maculatum. 2. (Bot.) An evergreen tree common in North America (Abies, or Tsuga, Canadensis); hemlock spruce. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks. --Longfellow. 3. The wood or timber of the hemlock tree. Ground hemlock, or Dwarf hemlock. See under Ground.
Cicuta virosa
Cowbane Cow"bane` (kou"b[=a]n`), n. (Bot.) A poisonous umbelliferous plant; in England, the Cicuta virosa; in the United States, the Cicuta maculata and the Archemora rigida. See Water hemlock.

Meaning of Cicuta virosa from wikipedia

- Cicuta virosa, the cowbane or northern water hemlock, is a poisonous species of Cicuta, native to northern and central Europe, northern Asia and northwestern...
- is Cicuta virosa. The genus is now recognized to comprise four species: Other species names such as Cicuta bolanderi, Cicuta californica, and Cicuta curtissii...
- ****ociated with Cicuta plants. The name cicutoxin was coined by Boehm in 1876 for the toxic compound arising from the plant Cicuta virosa, and he also extracted...
- Hemlock, Conium maculatum (virulent poison) Cowbane or Water Hemlock, Cicuta virosa (virulent poison) Hemlock Water Dropwort or Water Hemlock, Oenanthe...
- hectares dry farmland on what is still known as the Sel bogs. The toxic cicuta virosa thrived on those bogs before they were drained and are known in Norwegian...
- the splendid brocade moth (Lacanobia splendens) feeds on cowbane (Cicuta virosa), a plant that is notoriously toxic to vertebrates. Predation and cannibalism:...
- generation in warm locations. The larvae feed on various plants, including Cicuta virosa, Menyanthes trifoliata, Solanum dulcamara, Convolvulus, Lactuca (including...
- overwintering, again to April. The larvae feed on Carum verticillatum, Cicuta virosa, Oenanthe aquatica, Oenanthe crocata, Oenanthe fistulosa, Oenanthe pimpinelloides...
- status Antrim Harebell Campanula rotundifolia Native Armagh Cowbane Cicuta virosa Native Belfast Gorse Ulex europaeus Native Londonderry Purple saxifrage...
- also of real importance due to the presence of the very rare Cowbane (Cicuta virosa). Kestrel, Reed Bunting, Water Rail, Robin, Starling, Snipe, Mallard...
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