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Cow parsnip

Giant Hogweed
Additional Common Names: Giant Hogweed
Scientific Name: Heracleum maximum
Family: Apiaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Furanocoumarins
Clinical Signs: Photosensitization (ulcerative and exudative dermatitis), ocular toxicity.

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

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