Monkshood is a
Buttercup Family. It
grows to 7 feet in height (though is more
typically less than 4 feet tall) and has dark green
jagged leaves to 8 inches in width. The plant typically grows
along streams and in moist forests at elevations between
Monkshood is very poisonous to
livestock and humans if eaten.
Monkshood typically blooms between June
- September and produces blue-purple flowers with upper petals that
form a hood to 1.25 inches in length.