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Rhubarb-looking plant

Observed: 23rd May 2013 By: jeltjejeltje’s reputation in Plantsjeltje’s reputation in Plantsjeltje’s reputation in Plants
70a.Vreemde plant cropped
Description:

Robust rhizomatous herbaceous perennial.Large green palmately lobed leaves.Tall stems bearing large panicles of small pink flowers.Hight 1.5-2.5m Root used in conventional & herbal medicine (laxative, anti-inflammatory,astringent,anti-bacterial,stops bleeding).Leaves contain oxalic acid crystals which can be poisonous.

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