EPPO Global Database

Heracleum sosnowskyi(HERSO)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: HERSO
  • Preferred name: Heracleum sosnowskyi
  • Authority: Mandenova


Turkey, Caucasus. Introduced in northern and central Russia and Siberia

Invasive in Central Russia; regulated as an invasive species in Poland

Common names
Name Language
Sosnowsky's hogweed English
Sosnowskys Bärenklau German
борщевик Сосновского Russian
koçuk Turkish
barszcz Sosnowskiego Polish
борщівник сосновського Ukrainian