Connecticut Plants
Bulb-bearing Water-hemlock
Cicuta bulbifera L.

Bulb-bearing water hemlock is deadly poisonous. The name comes from small bulblets that are clustered on the leaves.

  • Family: carrot (Apiaceae)
  • Habitat: swamps
  • Height: 1-4 feet
  • Flower size: 1/16 inch across, in umbels approximately 2 inches across
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native
Cicuta bulbifera L.
Cicuta bulbifera L.

Enlarged view of the bulblets.