As the name implies, it is found in wet spots. The flower resembles wild carrot to which it is related. The root is swollen, chambered and has a yellow exudate when cut. If eaten, the root will cause almost certain death but only after a period of excruciating pain. The related Poison Hemlock, Conium maculatum, resembles the wild carrot even closer. It is also very toxic but the action is much less dramatic.
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