Heracleum mantegazzianum


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Related to Heracleum mantegazzianum: Giant Hogweed, Heracleum maximum

Heracleum mantegazzianum

European plant in the family Apiaceae; contains furocoumarins which cause primary photosensitization. Called also cow parsnip, giant hogweed.
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Comparing the rate of invasion by Heracleum mantegazzianum at continental, regional, and local scales.
Invasion by Heracleum mantegazzianum in different habitats in the Czech Republic.
Giant hogweed - botanical name Heracleum mantegazzianum - is a member of the parsley or carrot family.
Similarly, habitats invaded by Heracleum mantegazzianum in eastern Europe, and Lonicera tatarica in eastern North America, had fewer species than uninvaded habitats (Woods 1993, Pysek and Pysek 1995).