[Cow Parsnips and Hogweeds West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Cow Parsnip, Common Cow-parsnip, American Cow-parsnip

Heracleum maximum

Synonym: Heracleum lanatum

Cow Parsnip, Common Cow-parsnip, American Cow-parsnip: Heracleum maximum (Synonym: Heracleum lanatum)

Cow parsnip as seen atop Saddle Mountain in the Coast Range of northwestern Oregon..........June 14, 2009.

Cow Parsnip, Common Cow-parsnip, American Cow-parsnip: Heracleum maximum (Synonym: Heracleum lanatum) - Inflorescence of Cow Parsnip, Common Cow-parsnip, American Cow-parsnip: Heracleum maximum (Synonym: Heracleum lanatum)

Cow parsnip as seen atop Saddle Mountain in the Coast Range of northwestern Oregon...............June 14, 2009.

Cow Parsnip, Common Cow-parsnip, American Cow-parsnip: Heracleum maximum (Synonym: Heracleum lanatum)

Cow parsnip blooming high on the connector trail on the south side of Klahhane Ridge, Olympic National Park.........July 27, 2014.

Paul Slichter