Giant Hogweed

Additional Common Names: Cow Parsnip
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.

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