Photos: Patrick Slavin, Co.Dublin
Panicles of small white flowers. Flowering can be infrequent, seed rarely ripens.
Large long-stalked basal leaves, toothed, oblong, erect.
Short-stalked stem leaves, small, sometimes lobed. Robust hairless plant.
Spreads by fragments from long, parsnip-like taproot. Height: To 1.5 m.
Occasional garden escape, waste ground, roadsides, dunes and seashores.
Scattered distribution in Ireland.
Most frequent E and SE.
|Photos above: J.Seawright||