cow parsnip


Definition of cow parsnip

  1. :  a tall perennial North American plant (Heracleum lanatum) of the carrot family with large compound leaves and broad umbels of white or purplish flowers; also :  a related Eurasian plant (H. sphondylium) naturalized in the U.S.


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