TG3206 : Wild Angelica (Angelica sylvestris)

taken 1 year ago, near to Surlingham, Norfolk, Great Britain

Wild Angelica (Angelica sylvestris)
Wild Angelica (Angelica sylvestris)
Wild Angelica (Angelica sylvestris)
This common and widespread plant can be foud throughout Britain and Ireland, commonly growing in damp places, and in particular beside lakes and streams Soldier Beetles (Cantharis livida) > LinkExternal link are among the many insects attracted to the flowers. The leaves, young shoots and stems can be used as an aromatic addition to salads, or cooked and used as a vegetable. The chopped leaves are said to be a good addition to cooked acid fruits, whereas stem and leafstalks are used in candies and sweetmeats and the seeds give aromatic flavouring to confections and pastries. The plant was also used in traditional medicine in the form of a decoction used for treating bronchial catarrh, coughs and dyspepsia.
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Date Taken
Friday, 28 July, 2017   (more nearby)
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Friday, 28 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3225 0695 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.6381N 1:25.7365E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3226 0693
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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