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Identifying Characteristics Habit: herbaceous forb Flowers: The inflorescence of white flowers is similar in appearance to many other species in the carrot family. It is a compound umbel with a many clusters of flowers. Foliage: The long leaves are made up of several lance-shaped, pointed, serrated leaflets. Each shiny green leaflet is 2 to 10 centimeters long and the entire leaf may be up to 40 centimeters long. Stem: Hollow erect stem to a maximum height between 1 and 1.5 meters. Growing Conditions: Wet meadows, swamps, edge of ponds and lakes Fruit: The dry tan-brown fruit is a few millimeters long. Life Cycle: Biennial, Perennial Similar Plants: Cicuta virosa, Daucus carota General information: This is a poisonous plant.
Temperate zone season(s): , Mid Summer Late Summer
New Hampshire: (native) , June , July August
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