heracleum heracleum

Definition(s):

  • (n) widely distributed genus of plants with usually thick rootstocks and large umbels of white flowers

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  • Giant Hogweed Plant Spreads In US, Can Cause Blindness

    The unwelcome giant hogweed plant is spreading further into the US, and officials are again warning people who may come across the toxic vegetation about some serious risks posed. The giant hogweed plant, or Heracleum mantegazzianum, is related to carrot and parsnip plants, but instead of making awesome soups and delighting rabbits, hogweed expels a... Read more » Giant Hogweed Plant Spreads In ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

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