Musquash Root: Beaver Poison.
Cicuta maculata. Parsley Family. June - Aug.
Found in wet meadows, swampy places. A deadly poison contained in its fleshy roots. New Brunswick to Virginia and westward.
White, tiny, in thin, flat clusters terminating branches, 3 - 6 feet high.
Compound, leaflets toothed. Plant stem marked with purplish lines.