The sap of a giant hogweed plant, a highly noxious weed originating from Asia, burned a 17-year-old incoming Virginia Tech freshman, who was released from the hospital Thursday after treatment. Newsmax - Published
The invasive plant is widespread in New York and was recently spotted for the first time in Virginia, but conservationists believe they can fight it. NYTimes.com - Published Also reported by •Delawareonline •USATODAY.com
A giant hogweed plant, which sounds like something from a Harry Potter book, was discovered in Virginia. Giant hogweed grows in the wild and merely touching it can give someone serious third-degree.. Newsmax - Published Also reported by •cbs4.com •CBS 2 •Delawareonline •USATODAY.com
At the height of North American summer, many plants are at their most dangerous.
We don't normally think of plants as particularly scary organisms. But this rather entertaining Reddit thread from.. Business Insider - Published
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A giant invasive plant with toxic sap that can burn human skin has turned up in southeastern Wisconsin for the first time, state environmental officials say. The Milwaukee Journal.. Seattle Times - Published