Ground Elder

Ground-elder is mentioned by the RHS as a menace in the garden and therefore a good reason for me to do this blog!





Beautiful detailed Botanical drawing of Ground-elder by Walter Müller (1888), courtesy of Wikipedia

Ground-elder or Aegopodium podagraria  is in the Apiaceae or Carrot family, which is number 138 in Stace.

The Apiaceae is another large and frequent occurring family in the temperate world and it has many useful varieties with the occasional weedy one!

This post was done end of January 2019, before the Gutenberg editing so decided to redo this as I’ve done the other many members of this family a while ago.

Stace has to say the following in the introduction of this family:

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