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Heracleum maximum (lanatum)

Common Name: Cow Parsnip

Tall, robust native perennial in the carrot family found often in roadside ditches and wet seeps in prairies. The large, bright white flowers in late-May attract numerous non-bee pollinators and beneficial insects. A perfect hedge-row plant!

Flower Color: White
Zones: 6-9
Growth Habit: Perennial
Height: 2-5
Spread: 2-4
Light Needs: Full Sun
Flowering Season: Late Summer
Leaf Color: Green
Plant Features: Drought Tolerant, Native to Pacific Northwest

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