A very large, bad-smelling hogweed. Cow parsnips prefer moist ground and can reach a height of 10 feet (3 m).
- Heracleum maximum, family Umbelliferae.
- Other related plants include celery and cow parsnip, a native plant resembling the giant hogweed.
- Poison oak, false Solomon seal, cow parsnip, and miner's lettuce were found infrequently.
- In summer, the huge, foot-wide leaves of cow parsnip line the roadside in several places.
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