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HUGE leaves bigger than my head. Thin stems.
It looked a bit like skunk cabbage at first, but it doesn't stink!
The roots are used for rat bites and disinfecting the wound. (I only know it works on cats.)
Although the leaves look similar and it is sometimes known as "wild rhubarb," burdock is not actually a close relative of rhubarb. The long taproot is edible but the leaves are toxic!
DespinaTsafetopoulou: I was thinking it might be Rhubarb. Those pictures don't look like it, but I think it is anyway.
Looks like Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum). Could you check http://gobotany.newenglandwild.org/speci...
Spotted on May 16, 2013 Submitted on May 28, 2013
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