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Learn to recognize poisonous plants invading the Wisconsin landscape

1:07 PM, Jun. 12, 2013
Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum)
Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum)
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Two non-native wild plants that are starting to flower in Southern Wisconsin can cause serious harm to people who encounter them, making identification and control of these plants a high priority before they set seed this fall, according to state invasive species specialists.

Poison hemlock and wild parsnip are becoming more common along roadsides and are threatening the integrity of the natural areas as they encroach, says Kelley Kearns, a native plant ecologist with the Department of Natural Resource.

"During their flowering stage is the best time to control these plants, ...

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