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Conium maculatum, Poison Hemlock, Devil's Bread

Scientific name:  Conium maculatum
Common name:  Poison Hemlock, Devil's Bread
Family:  Apiaceae – Carrot family
Flowering:  June-August

Conium maculatum, Poison Hemlock, Devil's Bread


Derivation of the botanical name:
Conium, from ancient Greek name coneion, (koneion) for hemlock.
maculatum, Latin maculo, to spot, stain, pollute, defile; "spotted" or "mottled."

Conium maculatum, Poison Hemlock, Devil's Bread


Conium maculatum, Poison Hemlock, Devil's Bread


 
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