Taxon  Report   4101    
Heracleum lanatum  Michx.  
(no longer an active name)
Cow parsnip
Heracleum lanatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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

JEF + PLANTS other name:
Heracleum maximum

NOTE: Heracleum lanatum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Heracleum lanatum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 07, 2019).