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Cow Parsnip

 Do not Feed
  • Common Name: Cow Parsnip
  • Latin Name: Heracleum spp.
  • Family Name: Umbelliferae/Apiaceae
All parts of Cow Parsnip are toxic and contain the chemical compound furocoumarin which has carcinogenic properties causing the skin to become hypersensitive to sunlight and causing painful blistering; so avoid at all costs.  See Hogweed
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