Also called giant cow parsnip, giant cow parsley, hogsbane, cartwheel-flower, wild parsnip (although do not confuse with wild parsnip Pastinaca sativa ) and wild rhubarb.

Native to central Asia.

DO NOT BURNAvoid all contact with smokeIf contact with smoke, seek ⚕ medical attention with all due speed.
X✋︎ ☠ DO NOT TOUCH ☠ ✋︎X. To avoid skin rash and irritation phototoxic phytophotodermatitis, leading to ¿permanent damage, disfigurement and blindness?, avoid contact with all parts of this plant with your skin, shoes, clothing and pets:

  • If contact with anything, seek ⚕ professional medical advice with all due speed.  This author has heard of chemical causing permanent disfigurement of skin if the victim fails to stay out of the sun for 10 days (phototoxic and phytophotodermatitis).  If contact with the eyes, I read it can cause blindness.  Seek someone with more knowledge than me.  Now.

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