common--is Garber Park's Flower of the Month for May. Anyone who
walks in the Park has come upon this energetic late spring perennial
herb with mild astonishment because of its unique stature. It comes to mind that this plant might have been a giraffe in a previous life.
Native to California, documented in almost every county, occurring in
many other locations across the United States, when Common Cowparsnip
from any other botanic rivals. Deep green
leaves, elongated stalk, and alluring white flowers, shortly to be
seeds, distinguish it from all others.
You will find Common Cowparsnip in many spots on the Loop Trail and on
the several spurs, especially the one that leads to Rispin Lane. May
is the month to meet it in its best form.
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