Cicuta Douglasii, or more commonly know as Western Water Hemlock, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with dark green foliage and white flowers of the genus Cicuta. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 6 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late spring, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Cicuta Douglasii or Western Water Hemlock's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.
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