water dropwort


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Related to water dropwort: Oenanthe crocata
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water dropwort

Extremely poisonous. Grows near water. Has considerably smaller white flower umbrellas than carrot, the leaves are smooth, hairless and smell bad.
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As home to several species of birds and various other habitats and plant species (including a highly threatened species of endemic plant called the "Schierlings Wasserfenchel" or hemlock water dropwort and habitats listed in the Annexes to the Community Directives on nature conservation), it is classified as a site of Community interest.
Background: Water dropwort (Oenanthe javanica) as a popular traditional medicine in Asia shows various biological properties including antioxidant activity.
Hemlock water dropwort Oenanthe crocata Hemlock became the most notorious poison plant when it killed Greek philosopher Socrates in 399BC.