water dropwort


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Related to water dropwort: Oenanthe crocata
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European poisonous herb having tuberous roots, yellow juice that stains the skin, yellow flowers and foliage resembling celery

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Atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade) n Colchicum autumnale (autumn crocus, meadow saffron) Conium maculatum (hemlock) n Daphne mezereum (mezereon) Datura stamonium (Jimsonweed) Digitalis purpurea (foxglove) Laburnum Oenanthe crocata (hemlock water dropwort
Warwickshire Wildlife Trust has pointed out that huge swathes of meadow would also be swallowed and we may lose rare flowers like narrow-leaved water dropwort, the gorgeous green-winged orchid and adder's tongue.
It is thought they had both unwittingly eaten hemlock, possibly the plant water dropwort, which is highly poisonous.