Irish wildflowers

Filipendula ulmaria
Airgead luachra
Family: Rosaceae

Flowering time: June-September. Perennial. Native.

Panicles of creamy-white scented flowers. 5 petals. Leaves with 3-5 pairs leaflets, dark green above, white and downy beneath. Tall erect plant. Height: 60-120 cm

Abundant on damp roadsides, fields, watersides, marshes.

Similar: Dropwort, F. vulgaris.
Co.Clare and Co.Galway on chalky grassland.
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