Cow Parsley with umbrals of white flowers and seedboxes in May
The seedboxes of Cow Parsley are transparant.
Cow Parsley and Rapeseed together
A common herbaceous biennial with umbrals of small white flowers
on high stems. These stems a hairy and hollow.
Flowering time starts in April and ends at the start of the
summer. The flowers are visited by bees, butterflies and
Cow Parsley can be found on fertile grounds with grass,
at the roadside, on dikes and in woods.
Cow Parsley in the garden
Cow parsley can be a nuisance weed in the garden as it
reproduce rapidly. This done not only by its huge
production of seed but also by its ability to grow
rapidly through rhizomes. Cow parsley should not end
between compost as its seeds will still be capable to
Cow Parsley can color grassland white. This can happen after
the use of fertilizer with a high nitrogen content. Cows and
horses avoid eating Cow Parsley because of the stodgy stem.
Cow Parsley can be mistaken for Fool's parsley and Poison