Definition of giant hogweed
Note: The giant hogweed has become invasive in Canada and the U.S. after being introduced as an ornamental plant in the early 1900s.She didn't realize she was planting poison. The plant was giant hogweed—a noxious, weed that looks like Queen Anne's lace and can give blistering, oozing rashes to anyone who touches its sap.— Noreen Gillespie Giant hogweed … stands eight feet tall displaying three-foot long coarsely divided leaves and stems crowned with huge parasols of small white flowers.— Taimi Anderson
— called also cartwheel flower, giant cow parsley, giant cow parsnip, hogsbane
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