Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum Somm. & Lev.)
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Published by Washington State University Extension Service in [Pullman, Wash.] .
Written in English


  • Giant hogweed -- Control.

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Other titlesHeracleum mantegazzianum Somm. & Lev.
Statement[by Cindy Roché].
SeriesPNW -- 429., Weeds, PNW (Series) -- 429., Weeds (Pacific Northwest Cooperative Extension)
ContributionsWashington State University. Cooperative Extension Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination[2] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16048912M

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