[ vaksˈɪni͡əm mˈakɹəkˌɑːpɒn], [ vaksˈɪniəm mˈakɹəkˌɑːpɒn], [ v_a_k_s_ˈɪ_n_iə_m m_ˈa_k_ɹ_ə_k_ˌɑː_p_ɒ_n]
Related words: Vaccinium Macrocarpon, blueberry, cranberry, erythrococcus erythraea
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Giant whorled cow parsnip or cow parsnip was one of the first wildflowers to bloom in early spring. Hardy to Zone 5, this forb, or fern, grows 0.5 to 2 meters tall, with pink, showy flowers in a flat-topped umbel. Native to the Eurasian and North American Arctic, giant whorled cow parsnip is also known as Arctic parsley.
The Ancient Greeks and Romans used cow parsnip as a food plant and as a remedy for a wide variety of illnesses. The plant was also known to the Vikings and Celtic people.
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