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A green  Conium maculatum inflorecence with white flowers
conium maculatum
Conium maculatum (Poison Hemlock)

Native to Europe and parts of Asia, and naturalized in many parts of the world. Every part of the plant contains a mix of alkaloids, including coniine, which can be lethal to humans and animals when ingested. Historically, it's infamously known for its use in ancient Greece as a means of execution; Socrates met his end by consuming a drink made from its extracts. a single bite can lead to severe poisoning. Photographed in Bogotá, Colombia.

Heads of tiny white five petal flowers

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