Calflora
Taxon  Report   4101    
Heracleum lanatum  Michx.  
(no longer an active name)
Cow parsnip
Heracleum lanatum
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Heracleum lanatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Heracleum
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS accepted name:
Heracleum maximum

 
NOTE: Heracleum lanatum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Heracleum lanatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (HEMA80)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2018).

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