Heracleum candicans

Heracleum candicans in Valley of Flowers

Heracleum candicans is a herb of 1-2 m tall with 25 to 45 cm long pinnate leaves. Upper leaves are boat shaped. Flowers are white, small and stamens are 5. The specific name Candicans means white refers to its white flowers. and the genetic name Herakles refers to Hercules who used plant as a medicine.

English Name

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Local Name

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Family

Apiaceae

Flowering time

June to August

Habitat

In moist places, slopes and meadows.

Uses

NOT AVAILABLE

Location in the Valley of flowers

It is very common in all parts of the valley.

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