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The Coos County Noxious Weed Board presents: Weed of the Month Poison Hemlock Conium maculatum ID Tips: Truly a "Noxious" Weed -Parsley/carrot like flowers/ leaves Poison Hemlock is Highly Toxic! All parts of this plants are lethal in small quantities -Purple blotches on stem if ingested. Even mowing the plant poses -Can grow up to 6'+ tall! hazards: the sap is phytotoxic, reacting on - Bloom time: May - Aug skin to form a sunburn and a scar that can last months! It is lethal to livestock in small quantities, but is only consumed if other forage is very scarce. Poison Hemlock lives in sunny disturbed areas, like drainages, roadsides etc. Have you seen me?! Contact Coos Watershed Association (541) 888-5922 x309 Or Coquille Watershed Association (541) 396-2541 Noxious weeds are everyone's responsibility!