Giant Hogweed

Antony Mossop mossop at pangea.Stanford.EDU
Mon Nov 16 17:06:54 EST 1992


In article <1992Nov12.154101.21237 at cbfsb.cb.att.com> djd at cbnewsg.cb.att.com (david.j.daulton) writes:
>In article <19856.2af4f60f at ul.ie> mckeonj at ul.ie writes:
>
>>the "giant hogweed" from America (South, I think) for decor.....
>>...is a large umbelliferous plant up to 8 feet tall and of alien


It's from Siberia, used as a centrepiece of some exhibit at the Great
Exhibition in London and spread from there.


Tony Mossop, geophysics, Stanford



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