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.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

26611 US Highway 385
Hot Springs, SD 57747

Phone:

(605) 745-4600
Park information

Contact Us