Heracleum sphondylium
Bear's-breech Bear's"-breech`, bear's-breeches ear's"-breech`es, n. 1. (Bot.) The English cow parsnip ({Heracleum sphondylium}) --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster]

2. a widely cultivated southern European acanthus ({Acanthus mollis}) with whitish purple-veined flowers. See {Acanthus}, n., 1.

Syn: bear's breech, bear's-breech, bear's breeches, sea holly. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Heracleum sphondylium ssp. sibiricum — ID 39640 Symbol Key HESPS Common Name eltrot Family Apiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, DC, MA, ME, NJ, NY, OR, VT, WA Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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