cow parsnip

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Related to cow parsnips: Heracleum maximum, Indian Celery
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Synonyms for cow parsnip

tall coarse plant having thick stems and cluster of white to purple flowers

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June 2: Some flowers of early June in the nation's midsection: poison hemlock, common cinquefoil, sulfur cinquefoil, red, yellow and white clovers, angelica, ragwort, black raspberries, meadow goat's beard, sweet rocket, fire pink, wild geranium, ground ivy, columbine, white campion, common fleabane, golden Alexander, tallbuttercups, corn salad, cow parsnip, field parsnip, black medic, Miami mist, smooth-leafed dock, spiderwort, Solomon's plume, clustered snakeroot, daisies, maple waterleaf, and late sedum.
Quickly we become engulfed in wild growth; the acrid smell of cow parsnips and devil's club iris our nostrils.
There is all that much more time to work in the garden, on your buildings, and enjoy the beautiful summer, with all the gorgeous wild flowers everywhere--wild roses, geraniums, fireweed, cow parsnips, carpets of white bunch berries high bush cranberries and the scented Labrador tea.