Beware of Giant Hogweed

Giant Hogweed is an invasive plant that can cause considerable injury to people and is a serious threat to natural ecosystems. It can reach a height of 15 feet and has large blossoms of numerous white flowers clustered in an umbrella-shaped head that is more than 2 feet across.

Avoid direct contact with the plant as the sap and stem hairs cause a serious skin inflammation activated by exposure to the sun.

If this plant is found in a Surrey park, please call the Parks service request line at 604-501-5050.

To report this plant along City roads, boulevards and ditches, please call the Engineering service request line at 604-591-4152.