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Definition of Cicuta virosa
Cicuta virosaWater 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 virosaHemlock Hem"lock, n. [OE. hemeluc, humloc, AS. hemlic,
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
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.
Meaning of Cicuta virosa from wikipedia
- Cicuta virosa
, the cowbane
or northern water
hemlock, is a poisonous species
Asia and northwestern...
- is Cicuta virosa
. The genus
is now recognized
four species: Other species names
such as Cicuta
californica, and Cicuta
- ****ociated with Cicuta
plants. The name cicutoxin
in 1876 for the toxic compound arising
from the plant Cicuta virosa
, and he also extracted...
- Hemlock, Conium maculatum
(virulent poison) Cowbane
Hemlock, Cicuta virosa
(virulent poison) Hemlock Water Dropwort
on what is still known
as the Sel bogs. The toxic cicuta virosa thrived
they were drained
and are known
- the splendid brocade
moth (Lacanobia splendens) feeds
), a plant
that is notoriously toxic
to vertebrates. Predation
in warm locations. The larvae
feed on various
plants, including Cicuta virosa
dulcamara, Convolvulus, Lactuca
- overwintering, again
to April. The larvae
feed on Carum
verticillatum, Cicuta virosa
- status Antrim Harebell Campanula rotundifolia Native Armagh Cowbane Cicuta virosa Native Belfast Gorse
Ulex europaeus Native Londonderry Purple
- also of real importance
due to the presence
of the very rare Cowbane
). Kestrel, Reed Bunting, Water
Rail, Robin, Starling, Snipe, Mallard...
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