Sirhowy Hill Woodlands

Scientific name: Aegopodium podagraria


Ground-elder was most probably introduced into the UK from continental Europe as a medicinal herb many years ago; it soon became established as a pernicious weed of gardens and cultivated ground. Compact umbels (umbrella-like clusters) of white flowers appear between June and August and are attractive to a range of insects.

How to identify?

Ground-elder leaves has three-lobed like a pointed clover-leaf at the base of its stems and rounded clusters of small white flowers.

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Scientific Name

Aegopodium podagraria

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