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"Poisonous" does not mean deadly. Some manifestations of toxicity are subtle. The dose, as always, determines if a plant is safe source of nutrients or a toxic hazard.

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BRIEF: What should I do with the Ground Hemlock stump?


Nothing. Or you can cut it off and burn it. The problem is apparently the ingestion and inhalation of sawdust. Take care not to breathe these or the smoke and you should be fine.