Rheum rhaponticum

Wild Rhubarb
Rheum rhaponticum

Family: Buckwheat (Polygonaceae)
AKA: Pie Plant, False Rhubarb
Photo taken on: August 2, 2008
Location: Poverty Gulch, GV, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to subalpine
Habitat: Around old settlements

Grows to 6ft tall. Leaf stems are edible, but leaves are poisonous.

White/Cream Long Clusters