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Heracleum maximum Bartram
COMMON COWPARSNIP
Cow parsnip

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Heracleum maximum, lanatum
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Heracleum maximum, lanatum

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Heracleum maximum, inflorescence - whole - unspecified
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Heracleum maximum, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
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Heracleum maximum, whole plant - in flower - general view
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Heracleum maximum, whole plant - in flower - general view
Heracleum maximum, Cow Parsnip
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Heracleum maximum, Cow Parsnip

Heracleum maximum, lanatum
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Heracleum maximum, lanatum
Heracleum maximum, lanatum
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Heracleum maximum, lanatum

Heracleum maximum, seed
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Heracleum maximum, seed
Heracleum maximum, lanatum
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Heracleum maximum, lanatum

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena dunningi @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Andrena fragilis @ AMNH_BEE (6)

Andrena imitatrix @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Andrena nuda @ AMNH_BEE (5)

Andrena robertsonii @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Andrena rugosa @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Aphididae  Cavariella ( @ NCSU_ENT (10)
Apidae  Bombus impatiens @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Nomada imbricata @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Nomada pygmaea @ UCMS_ENT (2)
Halictidae  Augochlorella aurata @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Dufourea harveyi @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Halictus ligatus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lasioglossum laevissimum @ UCMS_ENT (1)
Miridae  Lopus decolor @ AMNH_PBI (2)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Heracleum maximum Bartr. ( Heracleum lanatum ) Cow-parsnip
Apiaceae — Carrot family
Uncommon native
Heracleum maximum
Brandywine Creek State Park
May 2002

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Heracleum maximum W. Bartram
common cowparsnip

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General Information
Symbol: HEMA80
Group: Dicot
Family: Apiaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : AK   N
CAN   N
L48   N
SPM   N
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species . Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species . Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Marin Co., Pt. Reyes National Seashore. February 2, 1995. Usage Requirements .

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Placer Co. Usage Requirements .

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Placer Co. Usage Requirements .

Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United States, MT, Red Rock. Usage Requirements .

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Marin Co., Point Reyes National Seashore. May 20, 2006. Usage Requirements .

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Marin Co., Point Reyes National Seashore. May 20, 2006. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 635. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
HELA4 Heracleum lanatum Michx.
HESPM Heracleum sphondylium L. ssp. montanum (Schleich. ex Gaudin) Briq.
HESPL Heracleum sphondylium L. var. lanatum (Michx.) Dorn

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Apiales
Family Apiaceae ⁄ Umbelliferae – Carrot family
Genus Heracleum L. – cowparsnip
Species Heracleum maximum W. Bartram – common cowparsnip

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Kentucky Heracleum lanatum
cow-parsnip Endangered
Tennessee cow-parsnip Special Concern

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Alaska FACU
Arid West FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FAC
Great Plains FAC
Midwest FACW
Northcentral & Northeast FACW
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FAC

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Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (HEMA80)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (HEMA80)
Native American Ethnobotany (University of Michigan - Dearborn) (HEMA80)
Native Plants Network (HEMA80)
USDA Forest Service Fire Effects Information System (HEMA80)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (HEMA80)
University of Washington Burke Museum (HEMA80)
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (HEMA80)
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Heracleum maximum
Heracleum maximum
Cow Parsnip
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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

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Cow Parsnip
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© 2000 Gary A. Monroe

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Cow Parsnip
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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

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Cow Parsnip
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© 2004 Jeff Abbas

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Cow-parsnip
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