Heracleum lanatum Cow Parsnip

  • Plant type
    • Perennial
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Shade

A very large perennial, 3-9 feet tall with large white umbrella-like flower clusters, similar to wild carrot or Queen Anne's Lace. Caution: Cow Parsnip may cause phototoxicity, that is --after handling this plant and exposure to sunlight, areas of skin that came in contact with the plant may develop a rash or blisters--especially in individuals easily sunburned.

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