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Weed ID please! Like Ground Elder, but not.


 
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 6:57 pm    Post subject: Weed ID please! Like Ground Elder, but not. Reply with quote

Looking to ID this weed. Had presumed it was Ground Elder until I was thinking of eating it and looked a bit closer... Any thoughts as to what it might be??









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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 8:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

looks a lot like meadowsweet, lovely frothy flowers in creamy white, smells like summer....... Very Happy . likes damp ground. hope this helps
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Meadow sweet it is or to give it itd full title Filipendula ulmaria,
You can read more about it here http://www.wildflowersofireland.net/plant_detail.php?id_flower=166&wildflower=Meadowsweet
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Brilliant!!

Thanks a million to you both!
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