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DNR: New invasive plant with toxic sap in Wisconsin
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MILWAUKEE (AP) - A giant invasive plant with toxic sap that can burn human skin has turned up in southeastern Wisconsin for the first time, state environmental officials say. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the Department of Natural Resources confirmed in June that hundreds of giant hogweed plants were present in Sheboygan. The plant is a native of the Caucasus region of Eurasia, between the Black and Caspian seas.