cow parsley


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cow parsley

n
(Plants) a common Eurasian umbelliferous hedgerow plant, Anthriscus sylvestris, having umbrella-shaped clusters of white flowers. Also called: keck or Queen Anne's lace
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Noun1.cow parsley - coarse erect biennial Old World herb introduced as a weed in eastern North Americacow parsley - coarse erect biennial Old World herb introduced as a weed in eastern North America
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Anthriscus, genus Anthriscus - chervil: of Europe, North Africa and Asia
Translations
Wiesenkerbel
esperifollo verde
mets-harakputk
koiranputki
anthrisque sauvage
skógarkerfill
krūminis builis
fluitenkruid
trybula leśna
hundkäxhundloka

cow parsley

n (Bot) → cerfoglio selvatico
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Ahead of them are the bright green, lacy leaves of cow parsley.
They won't all like division - for example, those with a tap root like a carrot, such as cow parsley.
Hogweed looks like the innocuous cow parsley with white flowers clustered in an umbrella-shaped head that is up to 80cm in diameter.
I observed roadside verges full of cow parsley, which has long been a favourite of show garden designers at this time of year.
But if you are a follower of fashion then you must also grow bishop's flower, which looks like a more delicate form of cow parsley, and the black cornflower, Centaurea cyanus 'Black Ball'.
As the lorry turned from Pixie Lane at the start of the journey, the ditches and verges effervesced with cow parsley, wave after wave of it rolling along the hedgerows.
The group in question had been doing some plant ID, looking at Umbellifers and identifying them from stems and seeds; having learned to identify cow parsley and hog weed we collected some hog weed seeds to make biscuits with.
They are about 10ft tall and look a bit like giant cow parsley.
The bastion of faith grows out of the ground as nothing has ever grown before, but its shingle skirts are now blackened by time and weather, and jewelled by dark alpine pinks, yellow trefoil and buttercups, festoons of white cow parsley, indigo harebells and the tiny blue stars of forget-me-not.
Giant hogweed - or giant cow parsley as it is also known - is classified as an invasive species and it is therefore the responsibility of the landowner to prevent it from spreading to neighbouring land or into the wild.
Hogweed looks like the innocuous cow parsley, with white flowers clustered in an umbrellashaped head that is up to 80cm in diameter.