No giant hogweed in Beaver Creek Park


Courtesy photo/Oregon State University

This photo shows a cow parsnip plant, which is common across most of North America and widespread in Beaver Creek Park. It is related to the dangerous giant hogweed, but is harmless to the touch.

The rumors of an aggressive and dangerous weed invading Montana and Beaver Creek Park are unfounded.

Terry Turner, Hill County Weed District supervisor, said a week-and-a-half ago that he had received a call reporting a sighting of what could be giant hogweed in the Havre Police Protective Association's campground in Beaver Creek Park.

He said at...

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