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Watch out for poison hemlock!!!

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

  1. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

    Jan 11, 2007
    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!!!!
  2. Thanks Diana, ill have to see whether we have it here!
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Wow, I never knew that! I will have to start looking for that here....hope I dont find any. [​IMG]
  4. lauralou

    lauralou Songster

    Dec 10, 2007
    Central Virginia
    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

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

    Jan 11, 2007
  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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