Well back from the pathways, and safe from accidental contact, two Giant Hogweeds vied for attention against a background of pylons on the reserve, They were quite spectacular. I am guessing they were over 3 metres high and unmistakable. Zooming in on the stems, the characteristic purple blotch marks were visible, almost continuous dark colouring on one of them. In some susceptible people, touching one of these plants in sunlight can cause a very severe skin reaction with blistering. They must never be touched. Here they are not accessible by the public.