Plantidote of the day 2011-06-18
cow parsley, wild chervil
This biennial (in some cases perennial zones 7-10) prefers full sun and average to dry soil. It's probably edible, as I have found recipes (using the common green cow parsley) on line although the green version could easily be confused with hemlock. The green version is banned for sale in Washington and Massachusetts as it profusely self seeds and is considered a noxious weed. Ravenswing also self seeds, but the slugs love the seedlings, so I don't have a problem with too many plants. The foliage is amazing!
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