Taxon  Report   9546 
Heracleum maximum  Bartram
Common cowparsnip
Heracleum maximum
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Heracleum maximum
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Heracleum maximum
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Heracleum maximum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Heracleum maximum
© 2007 Matt Below
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Heracleum
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Heracleum sphondylium
PLANTS: Heracleum sphondylium ssp. montanum
PLANTS: Heracleum sphondylium var. lanatum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Heracleum lanatum
More information about  Heracleum maximum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (HEMA80)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 30, 2016).

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