Wild Flowers Of Strathclyde Park


Anthriscus sylvestris
of the Parsley family
a perennial
80 -150 cm high
blooms April-June
likes grassy places, meadows, roadsides, hedgerows
can be seen throughout the Park. These were by the road to the Visitor Centre.

Adder's Meat, Bad Man's Oatmeal and Queen Anne's Lace are common folk-names of this the most common and the earliest of the Parsley family to bloom. Although other members of this family, such as Hemlock, are poisonous, Cow Parsley is harmless.