|Latin Name: Oenanthe crocata|
Hemlock Water-dropwort is a tall hairless, parsley scented perennial whic can grow 1.5M high. The plant produced umbarella like clusters of small white flowers (2mm across). It is found, as it name suggests in wet habitats, freshwater margins, ditches, although it also grows in damp meadows and on wood;and edges. It flowers June - August.
Salivation, dilated pupils, convulsions. Death is usually rapid after ingestion of the plant. If the horse does survive, it has been reported that one or more limbs usually remain paralysed.