Wildflowers - Cowparsnip

Cowparsnip, Eltrot - Heracleum maximum, H. lanatum, H. sphondylium subsp. montanum

Cowparsnip, Eltrot - Heracleum maximum, H. lanatum, H. sphondylium subsp. montanum

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

 

Cowparsnip is eaten by all classes of livestock and grazing wildlife. THe stems, roots, and young leaves can be cooked and eaten, and the stems eaten raw like celery.

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