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Is this giant hogweed?

West Midlands, United Kingdom Gb

The flowers are a dirty white, not without beauty, some are quite pinkish. Some are over 8ft high.




Giant hogweed has very, very large leaves, that look prickly, with very thick stems - rather like a Gunnera or very large rhubarb, so I don't think this is it.

9 Jul, 2009


giant hogweed is usually found very close to water and as the name suggests giant very big with hollow stems i personally dont think it is

9 Jul, 2009


no its not fat or tall enough. the stems are wider than a patio parasol.
there are lots of plants in this genus that all look very similar. from wild parsnip to hemlock.

9 Jul, 2009

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