- Hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium)
- Robust perennial of open, grassy places including roadside verges. Common and
widespread throughout. Broad, hairy and pinnate leaves borne on hollow, hairy
stems.which are angluar and grooved Large umbels of off-white flowers with
unequal petals 7-20 rays, seen May to August. On damp soils of Woodlands ,
grasslands , hedges and pathways usually an indicator of high nutrient level.
Height up to 2m