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Spotted Water Hemlock
Full to part sun, wet to moderately wet moisture level, loamy or sandy soil. 6 ft. height, blooms in summer, white flowers, re-seeds readily.
Germination Code: M or C(120)
Native Region: Statewide
Weedy biennial. Occurs in wetlands in Tennessee. Plant is not related to true Hemlock but to Poison Hemlock, the plant used to poison Socrates. Plant is poisonous.