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Enormous white umbel spreading to 1m wide.
Green, dry, oval to elliptical fruit, up to 1cm across. The fruit later turns brown.
Very large and deeply lobed with jagged teeth. The leaves are divided into 3 parts and can be as large as 1 metre across.
4 meters tall.
Very poisonous. Emits a burning sap. Touching this plant can give you third degree burns, scar or even blind you permanently if its sap comes into contact with your eyes.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Has a strong unpleasant resinous smell. Even smelling this plant is sometimes enough to induce allergenic reactions in the most sensitive of people.
Cartwheel Flower, Giant Cow Parsley, Giant Cow Parsnip, Hogsbane, Parsnip Tree, Wild Parsnip, Wild Rhubarb.
Ditches, riversides, roadsides, wasteland, waterside.