A small Giant Hogweed lurks near the flyover:
YVS member Martin Pooley has spotted Giant Hogweed growing in the Valley and has provided us with numerous recent photographs. Giant Hogweed is an invasive non-native species. The Sap can cause severe skin burns and can pose a serious risk to people unaware of its harmful nature.
Take closer look:
Find out more about Giant Hogweed and other invasive species at:
More information for landowners who find Hogweed on their land is at:
Hunt the Hogweed
Please post pictures of any Giant Hogweed or other invasive non-native species you find in the Valley on the YVS Facebook Page. A picture or words that reveals its location would be particularly helpful. This will help us better assess the extent of the problem of invasive plants in the Valley.