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Giant hogweed spreading through B.C., Ontario

August 9, 2017
By Mike Jiggens

The giant hogweed can cause tremendous injury if contact is made with its sap.

The giant hogweed, a noxious plant that can cause third-degree burns or permanent blindness if contact is made, is spreading throughout British Columbia and Ontario. Eradicating the plant has proven difficult.