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Aegopodium podagraria.

Botanical name:

Aegopodium podagraria Linn. Umbelliferae. Ashweed. Bishop's-Weed. Goutweed. Ground Ash. Herb Gerard.

Europe and adjoining Asia. Lightfoot says the young leaves are eaten in the spring in Sweden and Switzerland as greens. It is mentioned by Gerarde. In France it is an inmate of the flower garden, especially a variety with variegated leaves.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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