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Poison Hemlock - Belleville Trail and Badger State Trail at Sugar River

Date First Found
Location First Found
Along LakeBelleville/Sugar River Walkway from east shore of Lake Belleview to Badger State Trail along the Sugar River.
Latitude and Longitude
42.860452, -89.532058
Original Extent
One or a few beds

Poison Hemlock

About Poison Hemlocks

Poison hemlock is a biennial herb 3-10’ tall stems are hollow, hairless, ridged, reddish-purple mottling on lower stem and branched extensively. It invades a range of habitats from roadsides, fields, stream banks, waste areas, to riparian woodlands, and floodplains. All parts of the plant are toxic to animals and humans.