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poison hemlock

Monique Reed monique at bio.tamu.edu
Tue Feb 3 09:16:00 EST 1998

Not that I've ever heard of.  The toxins in _Conium_ are alkaloids, which I 
don't think it secrets and which I don't believe plants could take up intact.  
My biggest worry would be making sure there were no seedlings of hemlock 
coming up.  One could mistake them for carrots and .....

M. Reed

>I planted a garden in an area that was previously covered by poison
>hemlock.  Does poison hemlock release toxins into the soil that could be
>taken up by the vegetables now growing in the garden?

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