Saturday, June 6, 2009

Cow Parsnip-Heracleum lanatum

Cow Parsnip
Heracleum lanatum

Carrot Family.

Yosemite Valley, near the Yosemite Lodge
July 22, 2008

Named after Hercules. This plant can grow up to 12 feet tall and the flowers can be 12 inches wide, consisting of 15 to 30 smaller umbels.

Wet meadows up to 8,000 feet.

April to August.

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