Encyclopedia > Hemlock

  Article Content


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.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Lula da Silva

... of relatively free-market policies, there is now some doubt about the future of those policies. In his first address after his election, he pledged to maintain Brazil's ...