Ground-elder - Aegopodium podagraria
Vigorous medium to tall rhizomatous plant that is often patch forming. Toothed uppermost leaves are paired and have three toothed leaflets and short, inflated stalks. Flowers white 2 to 3 mm in umbels of 2 to 6 cm each umbel having 10 to 20 rays.
Cultivated land and gardens, shady places.
May to August.
Common throughout Britain except the west of Scotland.
Common (and sometimes invasive) in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 459 of the 617 tetrads.
In the current Checklist (Jeeves, 2011) it is listed as Alien (archaeophyte), frequent
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