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Wild Parsnip Rash

Wild Parsnip (roots editable) BUT the plant produces a compound in its leaves, stems, flowers and fruits that causes intense, localized burning, rash, severe blistering from the sap and discoloration on contact with the skin on sunny days. This reaction is not brought on by contact with the foliage of the plant, only by contact with the sap. BE CAREFUL!!

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Skeletonex | SAFETY ALERT: Wild Parsnips Wild parsnip plants are often found amongst wildflowers and along ditches. This plant looks similar to other non-poisonous plants, but wild parsnips are highly poisonous. Please read this article to become more knowledgeable on this plant and avoid wild parsnip rash, burns, and blisters that come from contact.

Skeletonex | SAFETY ALERT: Wild Parsnips Wild parsnips looks similar to Queen Anne Lace, but differ in color and is highly poisonous! Please read this article to become more knowledgeable on this plant and avoid wild parsnip rash, burns, and blisters that come from contact.

from yahoo.com

Poisonous Plant Can Burn Your Skin

Wild parsnip looks very similar to a dill plant or Queen Anne`s lace but can cause a painful rash that eats away at your skin.

wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa)/ Wild parsnips do not differ appreciably from cultivated ones, except in that they tend to have a less symmetrical form-and this is due entirely to their growing conditions. They also tend to be slightly tougher, slightly sweeter, and slightly more aromatic than their garden counterparts, but this does not significantly affect their use in cooking.

An invasive plant that, if touched, can cause a rash and blistering has become common in rural areas of the Chippewa Valley and is invading La Crosse city limits. Wild parsnip’s presence in west-central Wisconsin has exploded in recent