Meadowsweet
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 11th July 2019 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Fruit
Taken at Strathclyde Park on 16th August  2019 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Taken at Aberlady on 26th August 2012 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode. Fact File

Taken at Baron's Haugh on 24th June 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 105 mm macro lens. Fact File

Meadowsweet
Meadowsweet.
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AKA:
Filipendula ulmaria
Rose.
Perennial
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Wet places, marshes, bogs.
June-September.
70-120 cms.
Meadowsweet is so-called because it grows in meadows and smells sweet! It was once used to flavour mede, which is why it was once called "mede-sweete". It contains chemicals similar to those in aspirin and in medieval times it was used in much the same way as aspirin is today.