Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Apiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Check out EDDMapS.org to see where this has been reported.
Read more about Giant Hogweed at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
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Non-native: Caucasus Mountains
Habitat: Disturbed areas, pastures, per Weakley's Flora
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This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
- Forest Health Assessment & Applied Sciences Team: New Invaders of the Southeast
- SC List of Regulated Pest Plant Species, 2017
- USDA Federal Noxious Weeds, 091820
- Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, 2014
Flowers in compound umbels
Schizocarp of two mericarps
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control p303
- New Invaders of the Southeast p057