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Heracleum mantegazzianum  Flora,Forest,Heracleum mantegazzianum,Macro,Plants,poisonous,toxic Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

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  1. I believe I've seen these a few times on hikes in the Netherlands, but never knew what they were. Know I know, thanks! You've come to the right place ;) Posted one year ago

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''Heracleum mantegazzianum'', commonly known as giant hogweed, cartwheel-flower, giant cow parsnip, hogsbane or giant cow parsley, is a plant in the family Apiaceae. In New Zealand, it is also sometimes called wild parsnip, or wild rhubarb. It typically grows to heights of 2 to 5.5 m . Superficially, it resembles common hogweed , ''Heracleum sosnowskyi'', or garden angelica . It is phototoxic and considered to be a noxious weed in many jurisdictions. Giant hogweed is native to the Caucasus region.. more

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