• Dangerous Plant Alert

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    Invasive species, the Asian Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is TOXIC to the touch and orally poisonous! Notify authorities if it is found anywhere!

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    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has put this plant near the top of its Federal Noxious Weed list. Officials in Washington are asking residents to be on the lookout for it so they can eradicate it. In New York a hotline has been set up so residents can easily report sightings, and crews in several states are seeking it out and destroying it. To date it has been reported in Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington and Vermont."