NY agency advises residents on toxic giant hogweed

July 29, 2014 8:06 AM

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — If you come across a plant that's as tall as a house and topped with umbrella-shaped white flower clusters, don't touch it. It might be giant hogweed, which can cause blistering and blindness.

The state Department of Environmental Conservation (http://on.ny.gov/1nxNqUU ) is continuing its ongoing efforts to control invasive giant hogweed plants across the state. It's reminding residents to look out for the plant and report any new locations.

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