SD7616 : Cow Parsley or Queen Annes Lace

taken 10 years ago, near to Greenmount, Bury, Great Britain

Cow Parsley or Queen Annes Lace
Cow Parsley or Queen Annes Lace
Cow parsley is one of the most familiar wild plants of the British countryside. Throughout the month of May, most roadsides are lined with the white flowers, seemingly impervious to traffic pollution, salt-spray and regular mowing by the highway authorities. The plant has a number of local names; hedge parsley, wild chervil and Queen Anne’s lace – the latter apparently arose from the days when Queen Anne travelled in May, people believed the roadsides had been decorated especially for her. Cow parsley belongs to the family of umbellifers, plants that bear their flowers in umbrella-like clusters. The flowers are small and white, and the plant’s leaves, growing on stalks from the tall, green, furrowed and slightly hairy main stem, are feathery and rather fern-like.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 July, 2007
Category
Plantlife   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 767 162 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.5075N 2:21.1616W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 768 162
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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