Wild Angelica - Angelica sylvestris
A tall robust almost hairless plant often reaching one metre in height and sometimes 2 metres. Stems are hollow, ridged and often tinged purple. Flowers white or pinkish 2 mm in umbels. The developing umbels partially enclosed in inflated sheaths.
Glabrous, or nearly so; hollow stems; upper leaves with strongly inflated petioles; fruits flattened, oval, with thin membraneous lateral wings
Damp meadows, ditches and woods.
July to October.
Quite common in Britain.
Quite common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 328 of the 617 tetrads.
In the current Checklist (Jeeves, 2011) it is listed as Native; occasional
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