You can get help from DEC in identifying a hogweed.
You may be asked to describe the plant's:
- Stem color
- Leaf shape
- Flower color
You will also be asked to provide photos and site information. You should avoid touching the plant. If you think you have been affected by a hogweed plant, it is recommended for you to see a physician.
Learn about Hogweed plants.
E-mail DEC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Agency: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
- Division: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Local Office
- Phone Number: (845) 256-3111
- Business Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM