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Hemlock

Several plants are called hemlock.

It is not sure which of above two toxic hemlocks the Greek philosopher Socrates was executed with.

Quite different from these is

  • Western hemlock, Tsuga[?] heterophylla. This is a North American coniferous tree, particularly common in the Pacific Northwest.



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