Bizzare Plant That Causes 3rd Degree Burns And Blindness Has Been Discovered In Virginia
Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is a plant native to Southern Russia and Georgia. It also grows in the United States thanks to migration. Although it is somewhat attractive to look at and grows as tall as 10 ft in some cases, the plant is an invasive species. In addition, the sap of the plat is particularly dangerous and can cause severe burns.