61. Cow Parsley


No 61
Common Name: Cow Parsley
Scientific Name: Anthriscus sylvestris
Irish Name: Peirsil bhó
Family: Apiaceae
Habitat: Found on roadsides, woodland margins, in hedgerows and shady places
Uses: Young leaves of the plant are edible, but as it has so many poisonous relatives, it is best left uneaten


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