Heracleum sphondylium

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Noun1.Heracleum sphondylium - tall coarse plant having thick stems and cluster of white to purple flowersHeracleum sphondylium - tall coarse plant having thick stems and cluster of white to purple flowers
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Heracleum, Heracleum - widely distributed genus of plants with usually thick rootstocks and large umbels of white flowers
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A spokeswoman for the Department of Biosciences at Swansea University said: "The plant in the pictures is the common hogweed Heracleum sphondylium - a native species.