Cicuta bulbifera
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}, {Cicuta bulbifera}, and {Cicuta virosa}, and the {Conium maculatum}. See {Conium}. [1913 Webster]

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}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) An evergreen tree common in North America ({Abies Canadensis} or {Tsuga Canadensis}); hemlock spruce. [1913 Webster]

The murmuring pines and the hemlocks. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

3. The wood or timber of the hemlock tree. [1913 Webster]

{Ground hemlock}, or {Dwarf hemlock}. See under {Ground}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cicuta bulbifera — ID 18874 Symbol Key CIBU Common Name bulblet bearing water hemlock Family Apiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, CT, DE, FL, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MT …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Cicuta bulbifera L. — Symbol CIBU Common Name bulblet bearing water hemlock Botanical Family Apiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Cicuta — virosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Cicuta (género) —   Cicuta …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cicuta maculata — 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}, {Cicuta bulbifera}, and {Cicuta virosa}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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}, {Cicuta bulbifera}, and {Cicuta virosa}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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}, {Cicuta bulbifera}, and {Cicuta virosa}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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