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 (drŏp′wôrt′, -wûrt′)
A Eurasian plant (Filipendula vulgaris syn. F. hexapetala) in the rose family, having finely divided leaflets and clusters of small white flowers.


1. (Plants) a Eurasian rosaceous plant, Filipendula vulgaris, with finely divided leaves and clusters of white or reddish flowers. See also meadowsweet1
2. (Plants) water dropwort any of several umbelliferous marsh plants of the genus Oenanthe, with umbrella-shaped clusters of white flowers


(ˈdrɒpˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt)

a European plant, Filipendula vulgaris, of the rose family, bearing small scentless white or reddish flowers.
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The hemlock water dropwort (Oenanthe crocata) is thought to be the most poisonous green plant in Britain and another of the Umbelliferae.
Also known as water dropwort, it is thought to be one of the most toxic plants in Britain for animals.
Although it has been reported that some plant extracts of this family including Angelica and Water dropwort show strong neuroprotective properties in experimental animal models of cerebral ischemia,[sup][19],[20],[21] there were few studies regarding neuroprotective effects of GLE against brain ischemic insults.
Mae'r llwybr wedyn yn arwain ar hyd un o hen draciau'r glowyr ac mae digon o gyfle yma nid yn unig i weld planhigion fel y llafnlys mawr (Ranunculus lingua; Greater Spearwort) a'r gegiden bibellaidd (Oenanthe fistulosa; Tubular Water Dropwort) ond yn y gaeaf, mi lasach chi fod yn ddigon lwcus i weld rhegen ddwr (Rallus aquaticus; Water Rail).
HIGHLY TOXIC HEMLOCK WATER DROPWORT I was also asked to identify a plant for a reader this week.
After flood water recedes, owners should also be sure to inspect the pastures and streams for potentially hazardous plants or other material that may have been deposited - examples include the roots of Water Dropwort which may be exposed after heavy water flow or rainfall and which may be highly toxic to grazing animals.
Persicarin from water dropwort (Oenanthe javanica) protects primaty cultured rat cortical cells from glutamate-induced neurotoxicity.
(37) To add further to the confusion, the English word 'hemlock' is used to refer to poison hemlock, water hemlock, hemlock water dropwort, lesser hemlock (also known as fool's parsley) and other herbs as well.
This research project focuses on using plant tissue culture methods, specifically in vitro micro-propagation, as well has traditional horticultural propagation methods, to enhance the population of four endangered species in Georgia: Asplenium heteroresiliens Wagner (Marl spleenwort), Draba aprica Beadle (Sun-loving draba), Gentianopsis crinita (Froelich) Ma (Fringed gentian), and Oxypolis canbyi (Coulter & Rose) Fernald (Canby's dropwort).
Blodyn arall sydd yma ydi'r grogedau (Filipendula vulgaris; dropwort) hufennog ond doedd hwn ddim wedi agor yn llawn eto.