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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Heracleum mantegazzianum   FAMILY Apiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Heracleum mantegazzianum   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Giant Hogweed


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Heracleum mantegazzianum   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Heracleum mantegazzianum   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

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3800

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Caucasus Mountains

Habitat: Disturbed areas, pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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INVASIVE

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LEAVES:
Compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
White
5-merous
Inferior ovary

Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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