Watch out for poison hemlock!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by dlhunicorn, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    Calyps over at the original BYC board posted a great article on this with a photo for identification... hers was a PDF and I found a html with a photo also from the same source (Purdue).
    Please acquaint yourself with this poisonous common weed and GET RID OF IT!!!!
    http://www.vet.purdue.edu/depts/addl/toxic/plant28.htm
     
  2. bantymum

    bantymum Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks Diana, ill have to see whether we have it here!
     
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Wow, I never knew that! I will have to start looking for that here....hope I dont find any. [​IMG]
     
  4. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you Diana, for posting that article. I've heard of the plant, but didn't know what it looked like, and common names aren't all that helpful. The only hemlock I knew of was a lovely evergreen tree. Now, armed with the Latin name, I can find out even more about it.
     
  5. dlhunicorn

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  6. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    I don't have that one, but I've spent the last 5 years pulling nightshade.
    Thanks, Diana and Calpsy
     

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