Scots Lovage
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Taken at Handa on 5th July 2014 with Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.




 

 
Scots Lovage.
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AKA:
Ligusticum scoticum.
Apiacea.
Herbaceous perennial

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Rock crevices and cliff-top grassland.
June - August.
15 - 60 cms.
Tastes and smells like parsley or celery, and was formerly widely eaten in western Britain, both for nutrition and to combat scurvy.