Taxon  Report   9546 
Heracleum maximum  Bartram
common cowparsnip
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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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
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.]
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Heracleum
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Heracleum sphondylium
PLANTS: Heracleum sphondylium ssp. montanum
PLANTS: Heracleum sphondylium var. lanatum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Heracleum lanatum
 Information about  Heracleum maximum  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (HEMA80)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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