hogweed hogweed

Definition(s):

  • (n) tall coarse plant having thick stems and cluster of white to purple flowers

Usage(s):

  • By last week the growers were appealing for the National Guard while hogweed stood two feet high in the mucklands.

News

  1. Plant experts say hogweed is "very rare" in Michigan

    It's toxic and also very rare here in Michigan, but plant experts say they've been bombarded recently with questions and concerns about hogweed.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: ABC12 Mid-Michigan

  2. The giant hogweed spreads its poison on winged seeds

    With its umbrella of white flowers, the giant hogweed entices. But resist it, lest your skin and eyes suffer.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Washington Post

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