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|Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cicuta||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cicuta maculata L.
Habit: Plant 10--15 dm. Leaf: 1--4 dm, ovate to triangular-ovate, 1--2-pinnate; leaflets 2--10 cm, lanceolate, acute or acuminate, coarsely to sparsely serrate, areas defined by major veinlets on abaxial surface small, generally +- circular or +- square, less often +- elongate. Inflorescence: umbels compound, terminal and lateral; peduncles 2.5--12 cm; rays 15--30, 2--4.5 cm; pedicels 15--30, 2--10 mm. Fruit: 3--4 mm, generally ovate; rib width generally <= intervals between. Chromosomes: 2n=22.
Note: Varieties best distinguishable in California by habitat, geography. Other varieties in eastern North America.
eFlora Treatment Author: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cicuta douglasii
Next taxon: Cicuta maculata var. angustifolia
Citation for this treatment: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax 2016. Cicuta maculata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19448, accessed on May 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 30, 2016.