Photos: The Gearagh, Co.Cork
Many-rayed umbels of white flowers, often tinged pink.
Shiny pinnate leaves, toothed leaflets. Stems hollow, purple-green, hairless.
Height: 80 - 200 cm
Throughout Ireland on riverbanks and in damp meadows, grassland, woods.
Similar: Hogweed, Heracleum sphondylium.
Hairy, dull green leaves. Notched petals.
Photograph above: The Gearagh, Co.Cork