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Herbarium specimen: Heracleum sphondylium

Taxon:Apiaceae: Heracleum sphondylium L. ("Hogweed")
Filed in taxon folder:Apiaceae: Heracleum sphondylium L. ("Hogweed")
Collected by:Mr Job Edward Lousley
Collection date:3/1930 to 9/1930
Locality:Cultivated Great Britain, VC17 Surrey, Streatham, TQ27, From a cultivated plant in my garden at'
ex herb:Mr Harold Stuart Thompson
exchanged:Watson Botanical Exchange Club
Institution:University of Birmingham (BIRM)
Image:Heracleum sphondylium herbarium specimen from Streatham, VC17 Surrey in 1930 by Mr Job Edward Lousley.
notes:This plant which I brought from Warlingham about 1923 commonly attains the height of about 8 feet.
The seedlings are intended to form a series showing cotyledons, and the intermediate stages between these and the mature leaves. Ref.B.19 Leg. J.E.Lousley.
Seedlings- March [and] April 1930
Fruits -September 1930
[Plus clipping from journal by J.E.L and comment by H.S.T.]
[And packet above label]

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