water dropwort


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Related to water dropwort: Oenanthe crocata

water dropwort

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(Plants) See dropwort2
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Noun1.water dropwort - European poisonous herb having tuberous roots, yellow juice that stains the skin, yellow flowers and foliage resembling celerywater dropwort - European poisonous herb having tuberous roots, yellow juice that stains the skin, yellow flowers and foliage resembling celery; all parts extremely poisonous
genus Oenanthe, Oenanthe - poisonous herbs: water dropworts
poisonous plant - a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
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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 primary cultured rat cortical cells from glutamate-induced neurotoxicity.
Persicarin from water dropwort (Oenanthe javanica) protects primaty cultured rat cortical cells from glutamate-induced neurotoxicity.
HIGHLY TOXIC HEMLOCK WATER DROPWORT I was also asked to identify a plant for a reader this week.
Also known as water dropwort, it is thought to be one of the most toxic plants in Britain for animals.