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Giant hogweed plant found in various counties including Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE COUNTY (CBS 58) -- A plant that can be dangerous to your health has been spotted in Milwaukee County and other counties around the state.

The Wisconsin DNR says giant hogweed can grow as tall as 14-feet.

It's also been known to cause third-degree burns and possible blindness.

Other states have also seen this plant including Washington, Oregon, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and several other northeast states.


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